Posts Tagged ‘traffic’
New stats for the month of February show that Pinterest – which is just two years old and only hit mainstream a few months ago – has surpassed Twitter in blog traffic referrals.
Brazilian authorities are pretty peeved at Twitter. Apparently, users are tweeting to warn each other of traffic checkpoints, radar guns and other safety precautions on the roads – and this has made Brazil mad enough to sue the company for facilitating certain law-breaking accounts.
Twitter ranks well below most other social networks in terms of web performance, according to new numbers from SmartBear’s AlertSite.
However, given the massive amount of traffic that Twitter has seen in recent months compared to a few years ago, the site does manage to come close to industry standards – and the fail whale is just a thing of the past.
Sometimes Twitter feels like a battle against the clock. You’ve got a great link to share, but do you send it out right when you find it to be one of the first to jump on it, or do you wait until you think more of your followers will be online?
Website owners, rejoice: Twitter is taking the lid off of a powerful new suite of tools for you to measure how much traffic it sends to your site.
As they explain on their developer blog, Twitter Web Analytics will help website owners “understand how much traffic they receive from Twitter and the effectiveness of Twitter integrations on their sites.”
A new record was set at Twitter headquarters this weekend: more people tweeted per second about the women’s soccer World Cup finals over the weekend than during any other single event, ever.
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