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Measuring performance

ShareThis

Name How it works Expires
__stid Share This ID to identifiy user session 1 month
UID Used to get third party measurement of our audience size. Associated with scorecardresearch.com 2 years
UIDR Used to get third party measurement of our audience size. Associated with scorecardresearch.com 2 years

 YouTube

Name How it works Expires
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Estimat your bandwidth 7 months
PREF Saves video options ssettings 10 years
Use_hitbox Number of users who viewed the video Unkown

AddThis

Name How it works Expires
Xtc Randomly generated text 2 years
Uid Randomly generated text 2 years
Uvc Randomly generated text 2 years
Uit Randomly generated text 1 day
Psc Randomly generated text  

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