Q: Sampling is applied to reports before Segmentation.
Correct Answer is “False“
Yes, that’s correct. In Google Analytics, sampling is applied to reports before segmentation. Sampling refers to the process of analyzing a smaller subset of data to represent the entire dataset. This is done to speed up report generation and reduce the amount of data that needs to be processed.
When sampling is applied, Google Analytics selects a representative subset of data from the available data set and uses that data to generate the report. The report is then representative of the entire dataset, but with a lower level of accuracy.
After sampling, the report is segmented to show only the data that meets the criteria specified by the segment. Segmentation allows you to view your data in different ways, such as by geographic location, device type, or user behavior. By applying sampling before segmentation, Google Analytics ensures that the segmented data is also representative of the entire dataset, while still being optimized for performance.
In summary, sampling is applied to reports before segmentation in Google Analytics, so that the segmented data is representative of the entire dataset while still being optimized for performance.
Learn more here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2637192