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2015 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2015. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Newsam News’s activity in 2015. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 8,000 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 7 trips to carry that many people.

There were 84 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 59 MB. That's about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 23rd with 106 views. The most popular post that day was EndNote, Mendeley or Zotero? That is the question..

Posting Patterns

In 2015, there were 46 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 425 posts.

Longest Streak

30 September - 1 October

Best Day

with 13 posts total

Attractions in 2015

These are the posts that got the most views on Newsam News in 2015.

How did they find this blog?

Where did they come from?

That's 95 countries in all!
Most visitors came from United Kingdom. The United States & Australia were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2015 was Focus on Special Collections: Jerome Bruner's MACOS Curriculum Project

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 tralee68 1 comment
  • 2 George Craig 1 comment
  • 3 Jeffrey Williams 1 comment
  • 4 Nick 1 comment
  • 5 John Slater 1 comment

See you in 2016

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2015. We look forward to serving you again in 2016! Happy New Year!


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