Death of apps via tweets

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Apps peak and die on a regular basis. One day everyone is giving an app a go and your feed fills up with links to the service, and the next it’s business as usual. BuzzFeed took a straightforward look at such trends through the eyes of tweets. All they had to do was count tweets that linked to particular service over time.

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