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The decline of text on the web

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

I had a hunch that the webpages were deploying text less text than the used to.  I put together a study that looks at the use of text on webpages since 1999, using the Internet Archive’s archived webpages in the WayBackMachine.  I found that indeed there has been a decline, beginning around year 2005. You can […]

International Internet Preservation Consortium

Monday, May 19th, 2014

I’m in Paris for the IIPC 2014 General Assembly.  I am presenting on 3 web archiving projects that I have been working on: one solo and two with my colleague Debbie Rabina.  Below is the solo project: Youth Deleted: Saving Young People’s Histories after Social Media Collapse After twenty years of loosing personal digital files, […]