News is new for 36 hours...

By    John Garner on  Friday, July 21, 2006
Summary: An article in the New York Times covers a study by Albert-László Barabási of the University of Notre Dame called “The Dynamics of Information Access on the Web,”. The study concludes that an article once published will generally be read by half the total readership it will get within 36 hours... This has supposedly surprised […]

An article in the New York Times covers a study by Albert-László Barabási of the University of Notre Dame called “The Dynamics of Information Access on the Web,”. The study concludes that an article once published will generally be read by half the total readership it will get within 36 hours...

This has supposedly surprised many who thought that the online articles had a far shorter life expectancy. Obviously we all look at this in retrospect, but I think that most people don't have the time to jump on articles the moment they are published. Doubled by the fact that life as we know it, hectic and often full of surprises doesn't always allow for a so tightly scheduled reading of online newspapers.

Article written by  John Garner

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