I have shared a link to a question on SO/SE to Facebook.
- How do I verify that this has generated traffic to the question?
- Is there any way to verify or track the link to see if any one has visited it through my sharing it?
I think stackoverflow does not provide a user interface to follow these statistics. If there is one, please comment on this question so that I know as well. I will try to provide a workaround-like solution.
You can get the actual referral link from SO/SE using the
For example this is the link I obtained from your question: How to know what kind of traffic your shared link to SO/SE question has generated?
I shortened it using google's chrome extension: http://goo.gl/56yby
Now I can share the second URL instead of first and I will be able to analyze it from my page on goo.gl.
Given that moderators don't get this information it's unlikely that it's going to be made generally available.