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  • Harper

    9 July 2023 at 2:26 pm

    In Google Analytics GA4, the insights feature is designed to help you detect data anomalies and any large changes in trends. However, the timing of these alerts can vary. Currently, they occur based on the standard GA4 update schedule, and users aren’t able to manually set the frequency or specific time for these updates. Therefore, if you get an alert early in the morning, it’s likely because GA4 has just updated your site’s data. It doesn’t necessarily mean that your users and revenue have dropped overall; it just means that, at the time of the update, there was a drop in the data compared to the previous update. It’s also important to note that the data in GA4 isn’t live – it can take 24-48 hours for full data accuracy. Therefore, checking the data later in the day after it has had a chance to fully update may indeed show a different picture than the early morning alerts. For more precise control over when these alerts are received, it might be beneficial to consider third-party tools or a custom setup.