I've been writing here for some time and can remember a time when there was a sliding social media gadget that offered a "count" of FB likes, Pinterest posts and all that on the hubs. I noticed the gadget is still there but no longer offers a count. Just wondering what the thinking might be behind removing the numbers?
It was slowing down the page load to wait for the statistics from social sites, so HP removed them.
Writer Fox I did not know this. Thanks for taking the time to respond. I was hoping someone knew the answer to this after post appeared. That makes total sense! You are a gem. Thanks again!!
Meantime you can use this to find out how many likes, pins, etc your articles are getting: http://www.likeexplorer.com/
Also, Google downgrades websites that have longer loading times, so HP is working hard to have a high pagerank, which is good for all of us.
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