All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘traffic’

Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August

If you need any more proof that reddit is not to be disregarded (and really, why would you), they’re happy to provide you cold, hard stats. The coldest and hardest of stats – pageview stats. Let’s not beat around the bush. Reddit is freaking enormous. According to a tweet from the reddit alien, the site topped 3.4 billion pageviews in …

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Obama Held Sway Over 30% of Reddit During AMA

When users logged on and saw the words “I am Barack Obama, President of the United States – AMA” at the top of the front page, they knew that it was an historic occasion for the site. Reddit has been called a driving force of the internet – a social force that not only generates a massive amount of pageviews, …

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TomTom Launching Full-Fledged Android App in October

Good news if you’re an Android user who wants more variety in their available navigation apps, as TomTom has just announced that a new app that includes navigation, map, and traffic data will hit Android OS in October. Pricing and the exact launch date will be revealed at a later time. TomTom says that they will preview the new app …

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Facebook Looking at Navigation App Waze [Report]

Is Facebook looking to get into the crowdsourced traffic information game? According to Israeli business publication Globes, Facebook is eyeing navigation app Waze. According to Globes, the two companies have already had discussions – as Facebook execs apparently visited Waze offices in Israel. “The purpose of the talks is not known, but the two companies are reportedly headed for collaboration, …

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Read This, And Tell Me StumbleUpon Isn’t An Amazing Marketing Tool

Some things don’t change. StumbleUpon, after all these years, can still be a great driver of traffic to your website, despite how little it has changed in comparison to other social services. Think about how much Facebook has changed over the years, or even Twitter. StumbleUpon is certainly a different kind of beast, but each of these products is used …

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Google Maps Gives Live Traffic Updates To A Lot More Cities

Google is beefing up its live traffic feature of Google Maps. The company initially launched it in 2008, but the list of cities that actually could take advantage of the feature left a bit to be desired. For many, that changes now. The company announced today that it is bringing the feature to 130 smaller cities across the United States, …

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Waze Updated To Help You Save On Gas

Waze, the ridiculously handy navigation app that uses real-time traffic data to get you where you need to go on time, has just added a new feature that helps you save on gas, too. Waze, in case you’re unfamiliar with it, is an app that uses travel data of other users to help you get around traffic snarls along your …

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Google’s Knowledge Graph: Less Traffic To More Sites?

Back in March, the Wall Street Journal put out a big article about what apparently went on to become Google’s Knowledge Graph. Google made the formal announcement today. For more on the Knowledge Graph itself, see: Knowledge Graph: Google Officially Announces Its “Things” Results Google’s Knowledge Graph Comes With Mobile-Specific Capabilities Knowledge Graph Reduces Google’s Dependence On Keywords Knowledge Graph: …

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Could Your Daily Commute Be Killing You?

Nobody likes the drive to work. Every day millions of people wait through seemingly endless traffic, and what is the reward? Another day at work. The average person spends 38 minutes a day in the car getting to and from work. That’s 165 hours a year, of your life, wasted away behind the wheel. And look at what it’s doing …

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Imgur Can Drive Big Traffic To Product Pages

Let me preface this by saying that I’m not going to tell you to spam Imgur. This is just an interesting look at how, under the right circumstances, Imgur can drive a lot of traffic – even to a product page. I randomly stumbled across a comment in an Etsy help forum in which a user claimed to have received …

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Pinterest Rockets To Third Most Popular Social Site

Popular social media site Pinterest is shattering records all over the Interwebs. The site, which allows users called “pinners” to post “boards” of collections full of images, has seen rapid growth in the past months. We have copyright violations, Pinterest is hanging on and flourishing. Pinners have the ability to share images directly from the site they originate on, can …

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Google Maps Details Traffic Data For Inner City Roads

Google Maps has been an invaluable resource for people who are either just finding a place to drive to leisurely or getting to a location for business. One of the reasons its so highly praised is because users can see typical traffic patterns for highways on Google Maps. That service is now coming to regular roads. Szabolcs Payrits, software engineer …

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