Who’s Getting Shared on Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn?
I noticed something interesting today. Now that my feed reader displays the number of Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn shares for each story, I couldn't help but notice a big difference in how often stories from different feeds get shared.
Here's a quick sampling (the numbers are Facebook/Google+/LinkedIn):
- Mashable's last 5 stories...combined: 0/0/0.
- Maybe those stories were just a little too new, so here's a representative one from yesterday (still Mashable): 130/0/80
- Seth Godin's latest post (from today): 453/264/188
- Matt Cutt's latest: 0/574/65 (hmm, I wonder if he's more popular at Google than at Facebook?)
- Darren Rowse's 2nd to last post at ProBogger: 10/1/9
- Brian Clark's latest at Copyblogger: 0/205/692
- The latest from ClickBank's blog: 40/19/5
- The 2nd most recent from CNN: 175k/0/0 (yes, "175k" means 175,000 -- CNN usually gets either those kinds of numbers or something in the neighborhood of 85/0/0)
- The latest comic from xkcd: 530/528/6
- Aug 9th's comic from xkcd: 4.7k/27k/15
Of course, these numbers can't be compared directly, because in many cases, they're posts from different time frames. But there are some definite patterns.
Oh, one more -- my latest post here at White Hat Crew: 0/2/1. Aw, c',mon!
Well, at least I'm more popular on Google+ and LinkedIn than CNN is! :-)