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How much do Twitter and Facebook boost local news-site traffic?

How much do Twitter and Facebook boost local news-site traffic? | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"I can attest that [Twitter's] promotional aspects are tertiary to newsgathering (talking to and finding new sources) and analysis (honing – and sometimes discarding -- ideas in conversation with smart people). Hopefully, reporters are making better stories for all readers, not just web-focused or socially networked ones." -- David Brauer, journalist, MinnPost

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Pinterest Now Generates More Referral Traffic than Twitter

Pinterest Now Generates More Referral Traffic than Twitter | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"A new study ... has found that Pinterest now drives more referral traffic than Twitter. Again, when it comes to referral traffic, Pinterest > Twitter.

 

"The data is based on analytics from 200,000 publishers which reach approximately 270 million unique visitors a month."

 

(Published March 9, 2012.)

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