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Why Site Owners Should Quit Reddit

Danny Wong | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Danny Wong

Given that traffic to Reddit and activity within the site grew dramatically in 2013, you'd easily assume Reddit's traffic gains might somehow trickle down to website owners who provide some of the content Redditors reference in their discussions. But you'd be wrong.

Most 'People' Reading This Aren't Human

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.17.2013 | Technology

While you read this article, be aware that a number of non-human "bots" are here, too, and they probably outnumber you by a healthy margin. That's ...

Facebook Drives Nearly 17 Percent of Overall Traffic for Publishers

Danny Wong | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business
Danny Wong

I hypothesize that FB users have developed more natural inclinations towards sharing -- and interacting with -- content for four reasons.

Yahoo Tops Google AGAIN

AP | Posted 12.22.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — For the third month in a row, more Americans visited Yahoo's websites than Google's, according to comScore Inc.'s Internet traffic d...

Use Video to Increase Website Traffic and Engagement

Michael Litt | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business
Michael Litt

In the beginning you probably asked yourself, "How do I get my website found on Google, Yahoo and Bing?" After hours of research and strategy revision, you've finally got traffic flowing and people are coming to your site now more than ever. But what happens once they get there?

Saved By Smartphones? Sites Stay Up Despite Spike

AP | By JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 07.02.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- News of Osama bin Laden's death caused traffic to increase at popular U.S. news sites. Yet outages and slowdowns were less severe tha...

Apple, Android Dominate Smartphone Web Traffic | Erick Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When it comes to the mobile Web, increasingly there are only two mobile platforms which matter: Apple and Android. According to AdMob's October, 2009 ...

As Web Traffic Grows Crashes Take Bigger Toll

New York Times | Brad Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Alex Payne, a 24-year-old Internet engineer here, has devised a way to answer a commonly asked question of the digital age: Is my favorite Web site wo...