Microsoft’s Surface Is Dead Last In Tablet Web Traffic Generation

It’s been speculated that Microsoft’s Surface tablet may not be doing that well. There’s not been any solid numbers yet from Redmond, but a new report out of Chitika seemingly confirms the speculation. Chitika Insights published a report this morning…

Tablets Are Huge For Web Traffic

Adobe just released a pretty interesting study, finding that the share of website visits from tablets grew about 10 times faster than the rate of smartphones within two years of market introduction, and by over 300% in the last year.…

AutoTrader.Com Reveals Impact Of Superbowl Ads

Cadillac, Toyota, Acura, BMW, Hyundai, Audi, Fiat, Kia, Chrysler, Chevrolet, and Volkswagen all had ads during the Superbowl this year, but did they have an impact? Were they worth the money they spent on the ads? An infograph by AutoTrader.Com…

Cyber Criminals Are Selling Web Traffic

Have you ever wanted to buy traffic to your Web site? Well, now you can through the help of Russian cyber criminals. SC Magazine is reporting that cyber criminals have opened an online store selling Web traffic by hijacking other…

CDC Acknowledges Zombies On Twitter, Crashes Blog

Remember the Digg effect, also seen at Fark.com? Remember fortifying servers to withstand a sudden influx of web traffic due to something on the site gaining immediate viral popularity? The phenomenon still exists, although, Digg is rarely the guilty party…

Content Discovery Trends

Related link widget providers Outbrain have just released to their blog their first ever study of content discovery trends. How do people access content across the internet? While search still drives the majority of content discovery, social media is beginning…

New York Times Paywall Decreasing Traffic

Data collected by Hitwise shows the impact of the newly instated New York Times paywall, and it’s not great news for the venerable news outlet.  Overall visits have decreased between 5% and 15% per day. As you probably remember, The…