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2012 in blogging

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About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2012. 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 ViroBlogy’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 33,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 8 Film Festivals

In 2012, there were 205 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 335 posts. There were 50 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 14 MB. That's about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was September 16th with 439 views. The most popular post that day was Virus origins: from what did viruses evolve or how did they initially arise?.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on ViroBlogy in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ebola, rolling circle replication, viroblogy, how did viruses evolve, and discovery of viruses.

Where did they come from?

That's 163 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. India & U.K. were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was The REAL Top 10 for Plant Viruses

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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