The Digg effect

Traffic graphs

On december 6 2005 around 9h00 (eastern time) a link to my nes mods page was posted on the make blog. At 23h00, a link was added to digg. Digg is so popular that my internet saturated instantly.

make and then digg traffic graph

The digg effect gradually diminushed during 30 hrours:
complete digg effect traffic graph


The traffic was at it's peak on december 6 and diminushed until december 9. On december 10 and 11, I got a little more traffic due to the week-end.

daily usage graph
Stats for December:
Number of files: 1493301
Number of pages: 8006
Number of visits: 5504