Facebook "shares" count confusion
At the bottom of posts, there are the “share this” buttons. One one of my posts (http://mindrenewers.com/2012/03/13/omg-and-other-ways-christians-take-gods-name-in-vain/), the Facebook button a few days ago showed 169. I assumed that meant it had been shared 169 times by people on Facebook.
Today, it shows 70. I doubt 99 people deleted their link to it in a few days. :)
In my stats page, under the shares stats, it shows the post has been shared on Facebook 23 times.
So is it 23, 70, or 169? Is there a time threshold after which old shares drop out of the count? Does anyone know?
The number 23 on the shares stats is a hyper-link, and I clicked on it, wondering if it would give me a hint as to what is happening, but it seems to be sort of a dead link.
Anyone have any ideas as to what is going on?
The blog I need help with is mindrenewers.com.
Same thing is happening to me. A few days ago the Facebook shares had all disappeared (# of shares for all my posts were reset to zero), and yesterday I noticed that they reappeared, only in significantly lower numbers. Maybe they are still working on this.
Those with the very same issue you report are posting into this thread so we can keep all of your together. https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/facebook-stats-all-disappeared?replies=40
Your issue is different and yet I believe it’s reasonable to believe it could be related. That’s why I suggest that you may want to post into that thread as well.
Thank you, TT, I’ll do that.
I may be wrong as it may not be related but that thread is tagged for Staff and being monitored by them.
I put a link to this one, so if it is different, they will see it. Thank you.
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