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What is the advantage of showing the view count (seen x times)?

asked 2013-07-10 14:30:12 -0500

anonymous user


I wonder if the view count is necessary. Could you give me some reasons why we need it?

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answered 2013-07-11 16:35:26 -0500

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It is a measure of the questions popularity, but not very direct.

Old questions have more views naturally, so it's a measure of popularity and age, I would agree that it is not a very pure metric.

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Asked: 2013-07-10 14:30:12 -0500

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Last updated: Jul 11 '13