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Weird Event Data - Strange spikes in data for a youtube tracking event

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I handle the social media for the company I work at and we've been tracking visits to our blog. Since some of our posts have embedded youtube videos, we wanted to track when/how people were interacting with them.


I set up some "YouTube video tracking" tags in Google Tag Manage by following this tutorial:


We started getting data and everything looked good. But then we got these spikes in the data




There's an inordinate amount of play/pause actions being triggered. It's not reflected in the acquisition data, and the Goal I made to track "play" actions isn't affected either (I made a goal to track the actions "play" and another goal to track "100%) 


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You can debug on the video page on the website :

You can easily debug on the website with GA debugger:

You can check in chrome, console tab with 'Preserve log' turned ON.