One of us spent their time shredding up cardboard, eating green leaves, and pooping in a box -- and the other one just sat around. Somehow, content was created.
Blogging is dead. Long live the blog! At 268,000, visits to this blog are now down 37% from the peak year of 2015. At the same time, this year I had the fewest number of new posts, just 39. On the other hand, this year I had 25 million impressions on Twitter. Whatever that means.…
Blog productivity was up. The top 10 posts. See you next year!
Too often sociologists think of social media, or online communications generally, primarily as a way of broadcasting their ideas.
It wasn't just another year.
The year in Family Inequality. Thanks for reading!
A few days ago Family Inequality reached 1 million total views. After more than doubling in 2011 and 2012, average daily traffic on Family Inequality only grew 41% in 2013, and now in 2014 it grew only another 25%. The declining growth rate may in part reflect slower growth in the number of American Internet users The blog's…
"Fantastic stuff and first class 'bullshit police' work."
Publicity, plagiarism and copyright infringement in the blogosphere.
This year Family Inequality again doubled its hit count, which means treading water in Internet space-time. The most popular 36 posts this year, reduced to key words looked like this: Those hits were partly the result of links from other blogs, Facebook and Twitter. But a lot came from search engines. These are the 50…