STOP INCLUDING OUR OWN VISITS TO THE READING COUNT!

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#21

:joy: Weird coincidence.

Ah, I personally don’t edit on app, hence that could be why. I’m pretty sure that it wasn’t intended for your reads to count each time, though, I’ll try to ask around.

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#22

I just posted a new chapter and discovered some things that I needed to go back in an edit. I had two reads when I went in, and three when I reloaded. So it also does it on the website when you edit your already uploaded chapters.

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#23

Interesting, will be asking - really weird.

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#24

You have no idea :sweat_smile:

My books aren’t even published and they have (in order of top five highest readcounts):

5 - 130
4 - 148
3 - 219
2 - 314
1 - 677

Purely from editing, writing, rewriting and previewing – none of them have been published even for a minute.

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#25

@MariaJoWrites
Interesting, so I asked around and I heard that it really does add up, unfortunately. Hopefully it gets fixed or something soon. :nerd_face:

I guess I never noticed/saw it because once I post it, I don’t edit it more than once, if anything, as I check through it many times over before publishing.

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#26

I do too, but sometimes you don’t notice a missing space (or whatever) before you see it in a new format aka published. And I am a really bad nitpicker when it comes to my work. :mag: :nerd_face:

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#27

Oof the cute :nerd_face: omg

Understandable! :nerd_face:

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#28

Yeah, it’s a favorite of mine too, and as I use glasses it sort of resembles me the most…

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#29

I agree with this one as well. Sometimes I just like to look something up, or check a comment. Doesn’t have to be counted to the actual reader total. Now I never know how many reads my book actually gets. Half of the reads may just be mine.

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#30

BUMP!

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#31

Arigato. :bowing_woman:

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#32

I support this 100%!! Wattpad definitely needs to fix this issue.

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#33

Yes this needs to be fixed please lol. I have a book in my drafts that I never published, with 3 chapters, and it has 23 reads e.e

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#34

Agree - read count should not include author’s visits to their own work - I went back to a chapter to correct a couple of typo’s people had spotted and it counts as a read - it really shouldn’t. I’m sure authors going to their own works fromtheir own profile could be filtered out without too much trouble.

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#35

Yeah, I’ve had to go in and replace some images and banners on all chapters in my book. That alone has raised my reading count with well over a hundred. And it suuucks…!

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#36

BUMP

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#37

ugh yessss. It even happens when I’m trying to edit a story part.

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#38

YASSSSS

#39

oh thank god i thought i was the only one who hated this but i’m not! i’m not alone! :slight_smile:

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#40

Same. It is very annoying cause you think you someone read your book and in reality it was just you.

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