Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of January 7, 2015:
- “From Lycos to Ask Jeeves to Facebook. Tracking the 20 most popular web sites every year since 1996“, from Philip Bump. Washington Post article with graphic showing the 20 most popular websites in December of each year from 1996 to present.
- “50 percent of mobile photographers use the cloud as a hub for backup and storage“, by Jackie Dove. Article about mobile photos and use of cloud storage.
- “Page Not Found: Video Games’ Vanishing History,” by Matt Helgeson. Thanks to the proliferation of blogs, websites, and videos on services like YouTube and Twitch, there is more content on video games being produced than ever before. However, we’re also losing a significant portion of the industry’s history on a daily basis.