Mine does. It may count page reloads, when someone closes and reopens a browser, checking back to see if the newest chapter dropped yet, and so on. Favorite story bits people might want to re-read, checking for comments, and so on.
Yeah, page views count each individual page load by someone that's not you I believe. So if someone finds your fiction at like chapter 10, or a lot of people do, they might load up that chapter first before going back to the beginning. Or maybe people have your story bookmarked at a certain chapter so each time they load it up it gives you an extra view there.
Or bots. I mean, honestly.
Anyway, Imma go feel salty about my shitty page views and abysmal viewer retention now. ;w;
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