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Siddharth
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1. Go to wordpress.com

2. Hover over the orange “Get started here” button

3. Check out the URL it’s linking to

4. ???

5. Profit

For the confused ones.

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wizylabs
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loooooooool :D what the heck is that :D

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DiogoRedinDevelopment
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LOL

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revaxarts
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I think this is just for the stats. Facebook did this too.

‘ref’ represents ‘referrer’ and not ‘user-from-that-marketplace’ or something :)

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cudazi
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“Hey, did you ever rename that referral link we tested at 4am?”

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web_gab
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wtf????? :O

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JamiGibbs
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haha!! Nice find!

But I guess the ‘ref’ description is accurate, no?

:D

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Siddharth
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I think this is just for the stats. Facebook did this too. ‘ref’ represents ‘referrer’ and not ‘user-from-that-marketplace’ or something :)

Look at the class name of the button. ;)

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VisualSharing
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But I guess the ‘ref’ description is accurate, no?

Well, they sure know where the clicks come when they look at the referrals. :D

Btw, here’s a new finding, look at the URL at the bottom left corner:

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bfintal
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I was really hoping that the paw referral was real haha! :)

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