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2014 in blogging

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About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2014. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Exposing Faux Capitalism’s activity in 2014. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 120,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see it.

There were 64 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 754 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was April 22nd with 4,116 views. The most popular post that day was Dr. Stan Monteith, a 35-year orthopedic surgeon on Jeff Bauman's leg amputations: "I believe that this young man was an actor".

Posting Patterns

In 2014, there were 113 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,014 posts.

Longest Streak

28 January - 3 February

Best Day

with 21 posts total

How did they find this blog?

Where did they come from?

That's 185 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2014 was I'm blowing the whistle on World Bank whistleblower Karen Hudes

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Deaf Chihuahua 42 comments
  • 2 kahudes 25 comments
  • 3 Negentropic 18 comments
  • 4 hskiprob 8 comments
  • 5 Mary Louise 8 comments

See you in 2015

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