Daily Archives: 2015-08-31

So is Wikipedia losing traffic or not? Depends whom you choose to listen to

For the past fortnight or so, there have been Online reports claiming that Wikipedia was reportedly losing desktop traffic, in fact had even lost a chunk between March-July of this year, especially from Google-end, some claimed. It all started following an analysis by research service SimiliarWeb. This & other reports were hotly contested by Wikipedia’s co-founder Jimmy Wales, who has denied that the drop was sudden, as was reported. Jimmy has given an extended explanation why it had happened.

Reports: Business Insider, SearchEngineLand, PureContent

iPhone is leading global email engagement platform as we celebrate 33rd anniversary of email – Press note

Email delivery platform SendGrid has revealed the results of a study on global email engagement. In conjunction with the 33rd anniversary of the invention of email, the data was collected over 2, 10-day periods in 2014 & 2015, respectively, with a data set spanning more than 10 billion emails sent.