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Profile Page Makeover, Part 3: the Prototype returns

Update We have done a bunch of work following your feedback - just look at all those status-completed tags on the different answers here! The top suggestion was to do something about the badge ...
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Dissecting the Stack Overflow views counter [duplicate]

The last couple of days I've been trying to understand how the Stack Overflow page views counter works. I wish to add a views counter to a project of mine and investigating the options. Stack Overflow ...
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Did anyone notice that some sites seem to be scraping/republishing SO's posts?

Such as: http://tech.e freedom.com/Question/1-2837475/Jetty-offline-documentation
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Does viewing your own question add to its view count?

Does viewing your own question add to its view count?
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Does the number of views on an SO question exclude my own views?

I have already read 2 other similar questions on meta - this one and this one. However I still don't see the answer to my specific question - are my own views on my questions excluded from the count?
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Why do some questions have a favorite count of 0 while others have none?

I was playing around on SEDE when I noticed some questions have a favourite count of 0, while the majority have a favourite count of NULL. What's the reason behind this? For the questions with a count ...
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2answers
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How are question views counted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Stack Overflow calculate the number of views in a question? Are views unique visitors? Does it include the person who was asking the question? Are only registered ...
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1answer
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Does Stack Exchange follow the 1% rule?

On the Internet, Wikipedia says that: 1% of people create content, 9% edit or modify that content, and 90% view the content without contributing. Is this true for the Stack Exchange network?
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“viewed 3178 times, entitled to vote: 892”

Is it possible to find out how many of the views counted in "viewed n times" at the top left of a question are from users that could have voted? Some approximation would do, like a rounded fraction ...
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How are view counts calculated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Stack Overflow calculate the number of views in a question? How are question view counts calculated with respect to users that are logged in or anonymous? I ask ...
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0answers
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Does “user profile views” contain/constitute the <repeat views from SO users> and <views from unregistered viewers>? [duplicate]

I referred the "profile views" question related to purpose, self view and narcissism; but couldn't find the answer. Are repeat views from SO users added to profile views ? If yes then at what ...
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1answer
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Are hot questions protected against the snowball effect?

When a question gets into the "hot questions" list, it obviously starts getting many more views as many people are just browsing "hot questions" and viewing questions there. This results in a snowball ...
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People Reached number calculated regardless to answer views

A few hours ago I posted an answer to an old question on StackOverflow Moments later I've noticed that my impact jumped from ~2K to ~72K I started researching and discovered that it is a known issue ...
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Do not count views of the asker

As stated in the question "Does the number of views on an SO question exclude my own views?" the views of the question asker are included in the view count of a question. I think it would be a good ...
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1answer
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Do search engine crawlers contribute to page views?

First, I thought people actually looked at my questions! Then I noticed that most of the page view increments happened between the time I go to bed and the time I wake up (EDT here). Either people ...

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