The Evolution of Dark Social: Correcting Attribution in the Mobile App Age

April 16th, 2015 by Chris

Over the past few years, Internet traffic has seen major changes. As smartphones become more ubiquitous, more and more people are spending a significant amount of time on the web on mobile devices, and in particular, via mobile applications. In October, more than half of the time Internet users spent online was via mobile and tablet […] Keep reading

Eleven 10th Grade Girls Walk Into a Startup…

March 27th, 2015 by Cat

Last Friday, we had a group of 10th graders from the The Young Women’s Leadership Schools (TWYLS) hang out at Chartbeat Studios. TYWLS is a network of schools focused on bringing high-quality single-sex education to predominantly low-income students between 6th and 12th grade, usually first generation college students in their families. Their ultimate mission strives […] Keep reading

Webinar Recap: 2015 Trends in Online Journalism

February 2nd, 2015 by Adam

The most recent Chartbeat webinar focused (loosely perhaps) on some of the larger trends in digital publishing industry and what we can expect in 2015. An excellent discussion was had, with digital prophets Justin Bank of the New York Times and Jonathan Goldner of MTV traversing topics such as emerging mobile strategies, video strategies, personalization […] Keep reading

Chartbeat,, and Personal Information

January 22nd, 2015 by Tony

Over the last couple of days, there has been a lot of talk about data privacy and specifically passing personal information (e.g., age, zip code, income) to third-party data sites. Chartbeat is paid by clients like to help content teams understand how people visiting the site engage with the content, so the folks […] Keep reading

Metrics 101: Lifetime Exposure

January 13th, 2015 by Alexandra

As part of our larger efforts to help build an Attention Economy—in which success is measured not by clicks and pageviews but by time and audience attention earned—we’ve publicly released our Description of Methodology, which outlines the measurement process on which Chartbeat’s MRC accreditation is based. Given that this document is a bit well, hefty, […] Keep reading