VentureBeat: "Fledgling social network Google+ had its best traffic month ever in December, with more than 49 million U.S. visits, a sign that the company’s bet on social is slowing paying off.
Several pundits previously wondered if Google+ would become a graveyard after several studies showed traffic declines, with one eye-popping Chitika study in October showing traffic had fallen 60 percent. But Google’s decision to incorporate the network into other products like Gmail and Google Reader have paid off in higher traffic and more steady interest in the network."
Social networks have started to embrace algorithmic timelines (that is, where posts are sorted based on how the service thinks you will like it), instead of showing each post in chronological order.
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