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To: DuncanWaring
Drudge has been averaging nearly a million viewers per hour for the last month.

Yeah...but how many of those are because he has an auto-refresh on his page. Every three minutes you leave it on his page it reloads...another visitor. So if you leave Drudge up for an hour in a browser in the background, you just gave him 20 extra hits towards that million an hour.
I know he does it so the viewers...like me :)...get the latest updates whenever they bring it to the foreground, but it most obviously skews his real number of visitors.
29 posted on 02/20/2009 5:46:33 AM PST by An American! (Proud To Be An American!)
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To: An American!
Yeah...but how many of those are because he has an auto-refresh on his page.

Zero. The stat here is for "unique views" - not "hits". A hit is defined as someone loading the page. A unique view is a data point where there is a visit to a page from a single IP address. You could go to the page many times a day, but your unique view would only be logged once.

46 posted on 02/20/2009 7:45:40 AM PST by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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