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Weird Analytics result

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I'm using Google Analytics to track my iOS application.
Yesterday I get sessions from 6 different countries and OS (Windows, Mac, Android instead of only iOS) in my analytics, when only I have app installed.
Is it possible that someone use same Track ID as I?

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January 2016

Re: Weird Analytics result

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Hi Vadym,

It can be spam, spammers are sending fake hits directly to Google Analytics using the measurement protocol to random UA IDs. If you are just starting to track a site or an app it's a good practice to use a -2 property, most of the spam hits the -1 property.
Please check this post about ghost spam: https://www.optimizesmart.com/what-i-learned-from-trying-to-fix-the-ghost-referrer-spam-in-google-an...
Hope this helps.

Arnold Majlath, Google Analytics Top Contributor
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Accepted by topic author Vadym R
January 2016

Re: Weird Analytics result

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Hi Vadym,

It can be spam, spammers are sending fake hits directly to Google Analytics using the measurement protocol to random UA IDs. If you are just starting to track a site or an app it's a good practice to use a -2 property, most of the spam hits the -1 property.
Please check this post about ghost spam: https://www.optimizesmart.com/what-i-learned-from-trying-to-fix-the-ghost-referrer-spam-in-google-an...
Hope this helps.

Arnold Majlath, Google Analytics Top Contributor
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