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2012 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Media! Tech! Parenting!’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 9,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 15 years to get that many views.

In 2012, there were 108 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 307 posts. There were 153 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 11 MB. That's about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 1st with 120 views. The most popular post that day was Hurricane Sandy: Finding Reliable Information That Helps You Learn as Well as Look.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Media! Tech! Parenting! in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2012 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. twitter.com
  3. netfamilynews.org
  4. iconfactory.com
  5. scoop.it

Some visitors came searching, mostly for cell phone contract, baby pins, no privacy, advertising strategies for kids, and texting dictionary for parents.

Where did they come from?

That's 113 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was So You Want a Family Digital Use Agreement or Contract

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

See you in 2013

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2012. We look forward to serving you again in 2013! Happy New Year!

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