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Update/add mobile browser user agents and definitions to Visitor profiles > Browser & Browser Types

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23-05-2014

Hi. Increasingly we're seeing a lot of traffic from mobile browsers that are part of a content sharing app. This can be the Facebook, Twitter, Google Search app, Instapaper, etc.

 

Here's some examples:

 

This is the user-agent data for the Facebook app browser for iPhone:

Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; CPU OS 6_1_3 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) Mobile/10B329 [FBAN/FBIOS;FBAV/5.6;FBBV/144493;FBDV/iPad3,1;FBMD/iPad;FBSN/iPhone OS;FBSV/6.1.3;FBSS/2; FBCR/;FBID/tablet;FBLC/en_US;FBOP/0]

 

This is one for the Twitter app browser for iPhone:

Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; CPU OS 6_1_3 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) Mobile/10B329 Twitter for iPhone

 

4 Comments

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Level 2

18-02-2015

Yes yes please! Chartbeat now identifies this userAgent containing "FB" as the Facebook app. Would love to identify this in referrers and referrer type reports as well. 

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Level 2

08-02-2017

Can only agree. With in-app browser usage everywhere we need to know what is being used, especially when using analytics data for bug hunting.

Alternative is to give us a variable with the raw user agent string so we can filter ourselves...

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08-02-2017

Please also add detection for personal assistants such as SIRI, Google Home, Cortana, Amazon Alexa / Echo, etc.