Google Analytics Users Get Views From The International Space Station

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Google Analytics users got an unusual Easter surprise Sunday when they found out that they were getting activity from one of the coolest places outside of Earth — the International Space Station.

Each Analytics user received a message with a large orange dot stating that they had activity from 41 users at the International Space Station. On the Google Analytics map, however, it looks like the activity is coming from somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. In normal situations, having 41 users would be a boon for the amateur blogger trying to get traffic on his site during the Easter holiday weekend.

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But, sadly, it’s one of many elaborate pranks that Google has introduced for April Fools’ this year, so bloggers and webmasters will not be able to actually boast that they’re getting readers as far away as space.

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