Research

YouTube outage drives 20% increase in traffic

Last Tuesday, YouTube experienced an outage for about an hour and the internet got a taste of what would happen if the platform disappeared. The results were surprising: internet behaviors…

by Su Hang
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Research

What happens when Facebook goes down? People read the news

What would the world look like without Facebook? Chartbeat had a glimpse into that on Aug. 3, 2018, when Facebook went down for 45 minutes and traffic patterns across the…

by Josh Schwartz
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Event

ONA18 Recap: Reader Engagement goes Mobile

The Chartbeat team was delighted to spend time with our industry friends and partners recently at ONA18, held in Austin, Texas. The conference yielded lively conversations, both off- and onstage….

by Jill Nicholson
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Research

Research Study: Only 1 in 3 publishers see a clear traffic boost from AMP

AMP traffic in aggregate is increasing, but how widespread is the impact for publishers? Chartbeat, together with The Daily Beast, collaborated on a two-part research study to rigorously quantify the…

by Chris Breaux and Bradley Doll
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Research

Google’s mobile shifts driving traffic boost to publishers

In the past year, while the dialogue around platform traffic focused on the decline from Facebook, Google was quietly executing on a tectonic shift towards mobile. In February, we commented on…

by Terri Walter and Josh Schwartz
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