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My Google Analytics behaviour claims visitors have clicked on the 'news' section of my website once, yet on LinkedIn posts have been clicked on many more times than that – taking them to articles on my news page.


Why is there such a difference?


Surely if someone clicks on a hyperlink on LinkedIn which takes them to an article on my news page, this will be counted by Google Analytics?


Thanks for any help in advance



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Hi Corin

If someone clicks your article on linkedin, it will not not count as a click on your news section. It will count as a pageview on the given URL of the article.


So if you want to know how many went to your articles you have to look at pageviews. Clicks will show you the behaviour on your site - how the users interact. There can be pageviews without any clicks, for example if the user from linked in bounces after reading the article.