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How websites like similarweb.com know the traffic ?

How websites like similarweb.com know the traffic website gets ? How much Visit Duration/ Pages per Visit /Visitors country ?

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  • They pull the numbers out of their ass.

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  • @Harambe said:
    They pull the numbers out of their ass.

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    @webclouddev said:

    @Harambe said:
    They pull the numbers out of their ass.

    Ta-Daa

    There’s probably some level of ass-pulling involved. It’s far from a perfect science, I would venture to guess.

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  • ...Our approach to data is guided by the principle of “methodological pluralism” – a tenet in the philosophy of science that all methodologies have strengths and weakness, and the best approach to “triangulating the truth” is to use multiple algorithms and data sources... (similarweb.com/corp/ourdata/)

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  • Their data was never inline with my own metrics. They guess.

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  • @ITLabs said:
    ...Our approach to data is guided by the principle of “methodological pluralism” – a tenet in the philosophy of science that all methodologies have strengths and weakness, and the best approach to “triangulating the truth” is to use multiple algorithms and data sources... (similarweb.com/corp/ourdata/)

    In other words "snake oil bullshit".

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  • AFAIK, they bought data from many analytics services, ads services.

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