New Bit.ly Map Tracks Media Popularity in Real Time
Posted: 10/3/2013  |  By: Andrew Beaujon | Poynter
As I write this, USA Today is Michigan’s favorite newspaper site, Fox News’ site tops those of other broadcasters in North Carolina, and BuzzFeed is the most important online site in Louisiana. That could all change in 10 minutes, according to a new map from bit.ly that visualizes how news sites are consumed online, based on recent link-sharing traffic.