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Update: Heather Hopkins has an update to her post in which she goes into a bit more detail about where the data for the chart comes from. And just to be clear, I wasn't suggesting that the data is wrong -- just that it's probably not wise to be drawing sweeping conclusions from it. Original…

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From the London Telegraph comes a rumour that Hitwise -- one of the half a dozen web-traffic measurement companies whose stats show up in press releases, and are used as fuel for takeover rumours -- is itself the subject of takeover talks, with the price tag reportedly an eye-popping 180 million pounds or about $350-million…

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Matt Marshall over at SiliconBeat makes a point that is definitely worth making -- and one that apparently has to be made over and over again before people get it -- which is that Web analytics is (to put it mildly) an inexact science. In fact, looking at the Web-traffic numbers reported by Hitwise, Alexa,…

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Like my old-media colleague Mark Evans, I'm skeptical of the somewhat boosterish (to put it mildly) headlines about the growth of MySpace, and how it is now supposedly a larger Internet property than Yahoo, according to figures from Internet traffic-tracking firm Hitwise. And yet, the numbers from Comscore/Media Metrix and Nielsen/NetRatings don't show anything like…

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Is Photobucket Web 2.0?

by Mathew on June 29, 2006 · 2 comments

I've been meaning to blog about something for a few days now, but various events in my personal life (including a move to a new house and a sick family member) have kept me from doing so. The something I wanted to blog about was a post by LeeAnn Prescott of the Web-tracking firm Hitwise,…

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