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Tuesday, October 11, 2011


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Imnotgoing Sideways

Plurk's timeline offers a more reasonable sense of "now" as the posts come in. So, at least for me, updates get more attention. (^_^)

Though, another thing to account for regarding Twitter is people using API apps. My own draw to this post was via Twitter through Tweetdeck. So, did the traffic counter list my referring site as Twitter or direct? That could skew the numbers. (o.o)

Cajsa Lilliehook

Plurk also trumps feeds for generating traffic for my blog. I think it's because people on your timeline come to know you and know what to expect and care - so they click. I think Plurk is a much more intimate form of social media and fosters back and forth communication more than one-way announcements - creating more investment and concern for the people on your timeline.


I <3 Plurk. Twitter is too confusing, and Facebook just plain hates avatars. Plurk is the best place to talk to all of your friends "at once", or send a private plurk. I like that when someone creates a plurk topic, others can join in and comment in the same window.

Also, Plurk is the social network that rewards people for being active/engaging. Karma, anyone?

Hamlet Au

Very good point about Karma, Gogo, I just added it in a quick update!


must be missing something...." but as you can see, even non-SL posts (like one on Deus Ex) get great traffic".....I don't really see any indication of TRAFFIC.

Hamlet Au

The pie charts show clickthrough traffic by percentage.

Denny Kozlov

I would love to know the history behind SLers finding their way to Plurk in the first place. I love Plurk too, for all the reasons mentioned--plus the fact that there are in fact a bunch of fellow SLers to converse with in a more loose-limbed fashion than possible in in-world chat. But how did they all get there in the first place? As you rightly point out, Plurk is relatively obscure compared to the other social networks. Anyone who knows the original connection, I would love to hear--'cause I'm just a geek that way. :-)

foneco zuzu

I love plurk even if twiter allows me to post my pictures directly from flirk!
But plurk makes us feel much more connected, for some reason its the 1st link i open when im at work (cause all my time is Sl one when at home, lol)

Nexii Malthus

Please don't use pie charts.

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