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How to Track Social Media with Custom Parameters

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Hello all,

 

I'm aware that GA automatically populates data into reports based on the Full Referrer of the Social Media Network in question, which in my case happens to be Facebook. The problem I'm having is that we use a custom MID parameter in our advertising urls, which tracks orders and revenue in our internal system. This usually isn't a problem with google analytics pulling the correct medium/source data, however, with social media networks we're seeing the following: MID Overwriting Full Referrer.

 

Does anyone know of a work-around for this, so that we can maintain use of the MID in our url, which is http://www.websitename.com/go.asp?MID=203&KW=fbmktbrand&GO=brand

 

Thanks,

 

Nathan