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LinksAlpha analyzes links from various sources like Facebook and Twitter to find the ones that are getting the most user attention currently. To determine which news links are on the Top, LinksAlpha takes into account all the activity happening on the social including tweets, click count via, and sharing on Facebook. With these activity counts in hand, LinksAlpha assigns weightage to the activity type and comes up with aggregated “Points” for each news link. Currently, News Links with more than 100 Points are showed on its home page.
LinksAlpha also provides a Retweeters widget that you can embed on your site to see a list of retweets for that page.
An example page:
The analytics option of LinksAlpha is fairly comprehensive with a dashboard similar to what is offered by Google Analytics. This is a service that is not available for free. Some examples are shown below.
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