Alexa Announces Rankings Change

Apr 17, 2008 - 6:46 am 1 by

A new rankings system is now available within Alexa, we have learned. The new rankings system "now aggregate[s] data from multiple sources to give you a better indication of website popularity among the entire population of Internet users," according to the official announcement.

Here's more information (in illustrated form):

Alexa Rankings Change (April 2008)

Most people are seeing a huge decrease in rankings due to the algorithm change. Few, however, are seeing an increase.

While most people have seen Alexa rankings as a false representation of real traffic, the new rankings may indicate otherwise. Until then, perhaps it's still just a number that nobody needs to really worry about.

What do you think?

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