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What The Internet Thinks About - Interactive Infographic

What The Internet Thinks About - Interactive Infographic
What if you saw the Internet’s most-read stories all at once? You would see a picture of what the Internet thinks about – this (click on each story). How do we know all this? The data comes from the largest index of links on the Internet (after Google) by Ahrefs. What Does the Internet Say About Us? If the Internet is the largest collection of information, it likely reflects what matters to us, humans, the most. Articles that are not as personal, are either useful, like the article that advises on how to extend your Android phone’s battery life, or entertaining, like the article that shows how we sound when we use #hashtags. If we were to condense all these articles into a recipe for a great article, it would be personal, useful, and entertaining. How Did We Get The Data For each top English-language media website in the world, we found the most shared articles using Ahrefs Content Explorer (You can explore these yourself by clicking on the names of publications under the bubbles. Credits

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