"Have you considered activating Google Analytics to monitor traffic on your websi.." absolutely fucking not

'well how about HUMANE analytics?' absolutely fucking not


you see, the thing about tracking users on websites is this... It's bad. Stop it.

I don't care if 100 people have looked at my website, I don't care if 10000 have. I don't need to know what OS they're using, I don't need to know what they look at, what country they're in. :blobshrug:

@sophia Agreed. If my site was getting any kind of traffic, all I would care about is “is there so many people hitting the server that I need to upgrade its hardware”, and htop takes care of that kind of analytics just fine. =P

@sophia all i want to know is what underwear they wear

@sophia honestly a huge part of why tumblr's userbase is Like That is how many of them use user tracking/IP logging software obsessively

@wintgenstein It's another 'numbers' thing too innit, trying to build engagement, market yourself, find the right content. It stops being about what you want to put out there and becomes about what people want.

@sophia Can someone explain to my why you need analytics for this, instead of regular server logs? Or is this just a priority for people w/o access to logs?

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