Which comes first? A newspaper’s agenda or its readers’ interest in those subjects? The search suggestions at
Express.co.uk give a revealing insight into either what its readers are searching for or what the Express wants them to be interested in.
The screenshot below,
first published on this blog, is a photomontage of the search box on the Express site. Every time you reload the Express search page, a different ‘example search’ is shown. The list seems to suggest a certain editorial agenda …
Daily Express search suggestions
All self-respecting newspaper sites have share and social-bookmarking functionality, such as links to Digg, Reddit, Fark etc.
But if the results of
StumbleUpon are typical then:
Times Online is miles ahead of its rivals when it comes to users sharing / bookmarking its pages.
The FT has a lot of work to do.
Adding icons for an individual service makes no difference to how often users submit a given page.
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