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NO CORRELATION BETWEEN SOCIAL SHARES AND PEOPLE ACTUALLY READING

 
NO CORRELATION BETWEEN SOCIAL SHARES AND PEOPLE ACTUALLY READING
Posted Friday, February 21st 2014 @ 7am

People are sharing stories on Facebook without actually reading them.

A company which measures real-time traffic for sites like Upworthy, known for its eye-caching headlines on Facebook, says they found effectively no correlation between social shares and people actually reading.

One reason for this:   Clicks from social media are more likely to come from mobile devices, where readers typically spend less time on the page.

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