According to my Feedburner stats it seems I lost about 214 subscribers using Google Reader between Saturday June 16th and Sunday June 17th. This seems like a fairly significant number of readers to unsubscribe from my blog on a weekend especially since I don't think I posted anything particularly controversial relative to my regular posts.

I was wondering if any other Feedburner users noticed a similar dip in their subscribers numbers via Google Reader over the weekend or whether it's just a coincidence that I happened to lose so many regular readers at once?


 

Saturday, June 23, 2007 4:48:05 AM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)
If only Google Reader users appear to leave, maybe Google changed the subscriber count. Perhaps only active users are counted now?
Saturday, June 23, 2007 4:51:00 AM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)
On a side note, could you hide the email addresses on comments?
Saturday, June 23, 2007 6:03:19 AM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)
Google reader experienced some sort of data loss over the weekend. I didn't have a problem with my own account so I didn't bother to keep track of the announcement/link but I'd guess that would have something to do with it
Ben
Saturday, June 23, 2007 7:25:46 AM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)
I had the same problem where I was about 200 subscribers below normal though the numbers returned the following day so it would seem something was up.
Sunday, June 24, 2007 2:14:02 AM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)
they're sealing up your site. they'll do the same to your phone, your cable, eventually your finances...pretty much everything.
j ballmer
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