What is Quantcast and why is it on my site?

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Hello,
A few minutes ago, I checked my site on Google and just out of interest, I looked at Google's text-only cache of my site and I saw a link at the bottom saying: 'Quantcast'. I clicked on it and arrived at a page with the heading "Yola Network" and a message saying: "Traffic data has been hidden by the owner". Could you please tell me what Quantcast is and why I have it, because I don't recall placing it on my site. I don't mind it but I would just like to know why it's there.
Thanks,
Callum Booth
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Hey Callum,
I'm not sure but i'll give you my guess,
I think it's similar to Google Analytics but Yola use it to see what sites getting how many visitors.
Also they may use it to identify sites built using Yola.
Im not sure but there my thoughts.
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Thanks John!
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Hi Callum,

John is exactly correct. It's an analytics tool that we use :)

Emmy
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OK, thanks Emmy, I was just curious!
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Very nice article, if you are interest in your actual Quantcast Rank, you should visit http://www.qcrankhistory.com/ ;) its free and you can get your QC widget too ;)