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The 'followers' link on my blog is showing an incorrect number

  1. philipwainwright

    The 'followers' link on my blog ( says that I have 175 followers, when in fact I have only 28. can you fix this please?

    The blog I need help with is

  2. How many subscribers ( Followers) do you see here?!/my-stats/?blog_subscribers

    How many email subscribers (Email Followers) do you see here?!/my-stats/?blog_subscribers&type=email

  3. philipwainwright

    10 and 18 respectively

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  5. The total followers includes your Publicize connections, so in this case, 147 from Facebook.

  6. philipwainwright

    This is very misleading, and in any case I don't understand how I can have any 'publicise' connections. I haven't authorised any on the settings/sharing page. I haven't even got a facebook account. How can I turn this off?

  7. It would appear that you or one of the other users connected the blog to

    We consider your Facebook followers to part of your total followers, as they are following you via Facebook and will see the posts sent there via Publicize.

  8. I forgot to add that the user who connected it can disconnect it via Settings -> Sharing in the blog's Dashboard.

  9. philipwainwright


  10. You're welcome!

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