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I love newsblur but one thing I miss is statistics regarding my reading. It would be so great to see how many stories I read on a day, how many i skipped, and this could be by feed or global. Think that you will add this someday?
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alexandremrj

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Yes, this is a fantastic idea. I haven't yet decided on what will be reasonable to keep track of. It's one thing to count stories read (and on a per feed basis), but I'd love to see something interesting happen with that data. Eventually I'll do it. I think it'll be part of my discoverability features that I'm planning for the next year.
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alexandremrj

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For me the extras would be:

- Number of stories per day;
- Number of stories per feed;
These two are simple.

- % per Number of stories in a feed I read completely;
- % per Number of stories in a feed I read partly;
These two allow me to see if I'm really getting value of that feed.

- Feed last updated when;
So I can see if this feed is dead or no.

All this data will allow you to do a great thing, that is recommendations of the type:
- Users that have this and this feeds, usually also have this feed. Do you want to subscribe to it?
- In every 100 articles you only read completely one of them, do you want to unsubscribe from this feed?
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All good ideas. I'm starting to see this feature as something that may be part of the Organizer that I'm building.
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Ken

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Here we are 9 months later and we don't have anything for this so I will kick it up to the top. There are at last three other reads on the topic, as well:
https://getsatisfaction.com/newsblur/...
https://getsatisfaction.com/newsblur/...
https://getsatisfaction.com/newsblur/...

This is the kind of thing that is useful every few months to help weed out feeds. I wanted to do it today.
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I'm actively working on it. It's the only active feature I have in development. It's a very, very nice organizer. I may try to finish it this week. Or at leasst get the usable portion shipped, which has various stats, move/delete feed actions, and an easy way to choose whole folders.