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Charts tracking usage of 'instant messaging'

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Interactive charts on this page show usage of the term 'instant messaging' in Ariadne articles, tracking usage from 1996 (when publication started) to present (as of most recently published issue).

Data used in these charts is drawn from all articles tagged with 'instant messaging', via our automated tagging system.

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Timeline of references to 'instant messaging'

This data chart includes two timelines:

  • 'articles' timeline tracks the number of articles that mention 'instant messaging' (per date)
  • 'total usage' timeline tracks all references throughout articles to 'instant messaging' (per date)

Relative recency of references to 'instant messaging'

This data chart highlights bands of recency:

  • numbers of articles referring to 'instant messaging' recently (within previous year), mid-term (between one and three years), and longer-term (older than three years)
  • total usage of 'instant messaging' recently (within previous year), mid-term (between one and three years), and longer-term (older than three years)

Top 10: authors most frequently referring to 'instant messaging'

This chart shows up to 10 authors most frequently using this term 'instant messaging'.

  • select author name label (near bottom of each column) to see an overview of all articles by author referring to 'instant messaging'
  • the default view of articles and total usage shows how these authors compare overall
  • de-select the 'articles' label to hide this data set and focus on how these authors compare by total usage of 'instant messaging'
  • de-select the ''total usage' label to hide this data set to focus on how these authors compare by total numbers of articles referring to 'instant messaging'

Long tail: all authors referring to 'instant messaging'

This data chart shows all authors referring to 'instant messaging', ordered by each author's number of articles mentioning this term versus total usage of this term:

  • points in red plot data related to the top 10 authors most frequently referring to 'instant messaging'
  • points in blue plot the (more or less) long tail of other authors also referring to 'instant messaging'
  • vertical axis marks the number of articles by an author referring to 'instant messaging'
  • horizontal axis marks an author's total usage of term 'instant messaging'

Note that darker points in this chart can indicate overlaps where several authors have written the same numbers of articles with the same total usage of this term 'instant messaging'.

Complete list of authors discussing 'instant messaging'

Here is a list of all authors referring to 'instant messaging', ordered by total usage of this term.

  • numbers in parentheses indicate each author's relative distribution in the chart above (total usage / number of articles).
  • author names provide links to overviews of articles by each author discussing 'instant messaging'

brian kelly (35/4), lizzie caperon (4/1), robert bristow (3/1), sarah houghton (3/1), geoff butters (3/1), adrian stevenson (3/1), marieke guy (2/1), noa aharony (1/1), lorcan dempsey (1/1), helen leech (1/1), paul gorman (1/1), lyn parker (1/1), verity brack (1/1), muhammad rafiq (1/1), alyson tyler (1/1), tracey stanley (1/1), paul browning (1/1), lina coelho (1/1)