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Device and platform data trends in 2020: Our analysis

After analyzing reader traffic data from this past year, our Data Science team next wanted to understand the impact of devices and platforms on audience engagement in 2020.More from our…

by Chartbeat Staff
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What is dark social traffic? Shedding light on your emerging referral sources

We field a fair amount of questions about dark social traffic, otherwise known as the visitors that land on your site with no referral information. Referral attribution is an important…

by Nick Lioudis
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3 social media tips from Chartbeat that will enhance your presence across channels

We think it’s useful for global content creators to revisit their social media strategies on a regular basis, given the importance of real-time and historical data to inform optimizations —…

by Kateline Hullar
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How is coronavirus impacting the news? Our analysis of global traffic and coverage data

The attention that coronavirus (aka COVID-19) is accumulating from journalists is unprecedented — 1.3 million articles and counting. Engagement with COVID-19 content is also without parallel. Audiences are engaged with…

by Jill Nicholson
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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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Mobile Direct Traffic Eclipses Facebook

New data shows that for the first time, mobile direct-to-site traffic has surpassed Facebook. Could this mean that mobile does not equal social after all?With all of the discussion around…

by Terri Walter and Su Hang
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Google Chrome Suggestions, in more detail than you could possibly want

Two weeks ago, we published an analysis showing the rise of Google Chrome Suggestions (GCS) — suggested links that appear in any new tab of Chrome on mobile devices. In response,…

by Josh Schwartz
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Google is up: Here’s why that’s good, and what to do about it

This post originally appeared on Digital Content Next. Since January 2017, we’ve watched with interest as traffic from Google Search to publisher sites globally has risen by more than 25%,…

by John Saroff
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Event

GEN Summit Masterclass Update: Corrections on Findings

We are all barraged by numbers every day. It is my job, as a data scientist, to ensure that the statistics I report are accurate. The quality and accuracy of…

by Dan Valente
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Research

Yahoo Jumps to 6th Largest Web Referrer, Attributes Dark Social Traffic

As many major publishers and platforms have transitioned to using HTTPS, a great move for user privacy and security, a side effect has been a commensurate rise in dark social…

by Josh Schwartz
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Research

Do Facebook’s Changes Affect Traffic?

Two weeks ago, Facebook opened up its Instant Articles platform to all publishers. And last week, Facebook announced that they will be updating their News Feed algorithm once again. The…

by Dan Valente
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Press

Fighting Dark Social: LinkedIn Comes into the Light

(Editor’s note: Beginning several days ago (the evening of Tuesday, 1/20, to be precise), you may have noticed a significant increase in the traffic on your site from LinkedIn: across…

by Josh Schwartz
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