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The Philly Declaration

2014 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!

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About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2014. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on The Philly Declaration’s activity in 2014. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 140,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

The busiest day of the year was December 12th with 11,070 views. The most popular post that day was Penn Student Questioned at Her Dorm by Philly PD Homeland Security over #FergusonPHL Posts.

Posting Patterns

In 2014, there were 400 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 562 posts.

Longest Streak

15 September - 2 October

Best Day

with 77 posts total

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2014 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. twitter.com
  3. reddit.com
  4. thedp.com
  5. phillymag.com

Where did they come from?

That's 150 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2014 was Penn Student Questioned at Her Dorm by Philly PD Homeland Security over #FergusonPHL Posts

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

See you in 2015

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2014. We look forward to serving you again in 2015! Happy New Year!

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