The short answer is (no pun intended), t.co are shortened links from Twitter. Anytime you use a Tweet button on a site, or compose a tweet within Twitter that includes a link, that link is shortened using the t.co shortener. So, all of those t.co referrals your site is getting is Twitter traffic.
What is the T Co domain?
If you’re a Twitter user, you’ve seen the t.co domain the company uses: It rewrites all URLs in tweets to pass through this redirecting domain to track “engagement.” It wants to know how many times links are passed—ostensibly, it could also filter against malware and spam, though I’ve never seen such a mechanism
How do you use T Co?
You use t.co whenever you post links on Twitter. Simply copy and paste a URL into a tweet, reply, or DM, and t.co will automatically convert it into a tiny URL of 23 characters or less. This helps keep your tweets under the character limit so you can add more to your post.
What website uses TCO?
t.co is Twitter’s official link service, which shortens all links posted through the website as well as guards users against unsafe or spam links.
What is traffic type in Google Analytics?
Google Analytics shows you many different types of traffic mediums such as direct, organic search, paid, referrals, and social.
Are T Co links Safe?
The links use the t.co domain name. This allows Twitter to count the clicks on each link, and to check it for malicious content. Twitter will check shortened URLs for safety against a list of sites that could be harmful. If a link points to possible malicious content, Twitter displays a warning message.
What is the best link shortener?
Six best URL shortener services compared
- Bitly. Bitly is a powerful (and popular) tool for shortening URLs.
- TinyURL. TinyURL is the best URL shortening solution for anonymous use.
- Ow.ly. Hootsuite is a popular social media management tool.
Is T Co a twitter link?
About Twitter’s link service (http://t.co) Links shared on Twitter, including links shared in Direct Messages, will automatically be processed and shortened to an http://t.co link. Learn how to shorten links. Please note: anyone with a t.co shortened link will be able to navigate to the destination URL.
Is TinyURL safe?
Unfortunately, opening the link at work or at home with the family could result in serious consequences. For safety, avoid TinyURL links while browsing at work, unless the sender tells you exactly where the abbreviated URL links to and the sender is a person you trust.
How long does a TinyURL last?
What is lower TCO?
The total cost of ownership (TCO) is the purchase price of an asset plus the costs of operation. Assessing the total cost of ownership represents taking a bigger picture look at what the product is and what its value is over time. The item with the lower total cost of ownership is the better value in the long run.
What is the difference between clicks and visits?
Clicks are pretty simple to understand – a person clicks on your ad, a click is registered, and counted as such. Visits is the tricky one. Visits counts the number of unique sessions created by your visitors. Someone can click on your ad, close their browser or shut down their computer.
What are the five traffic channels tracked by Google Analytics?
Google Analytics allows you to zero in on the performances of different marketing channels to evaluate everything from brand awareness to social media messaging. The default channels are:
- Organic Search:
- Paid Search:
- Other Advertising:
How do I see traffic in Google Analytics?
To check traffic sources on specific pages:
- Log into Google Analytics.
- Click ‘Behaviour -> Overview’.
- Click the page you want to analyze.
- Click the Secondary dimension drop down menu.
- Within the drop down menu, click Acquisition -> Source (or medium, depending if you want to see general or specific traffic sources).