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Archive for February, 2009

Last Monday, released the January ’09 numbers for the top 25 social networks.

I decided to have a closer look at those numbers and compare it with the numbers from another audience measurement company: Quantcast

As you can see from the two images below, there is a big difference in the numbers from Quantcast and Compete. uses a U.S. based panel for its reach estimates. Quantcast uses an inference-based, direct measurement methodology. Quantcast also offers a direct measurement solution for web site publishers. Read the rest of this entry »

When you run a popular web site, you should think about how to increase the speed to deliver the content to your readers. This is where Content Delivery Networks (CDN) come in. These systems deliver the content from the nearest server, thus reducing the latency to retrieve additional HTTP objects. Read the rest of this entry »