Meme Propagation and Aggregator Market Share

In Analysis of an artificial meme, Greg analyzed the data generated by the GoMeme experiment launched by Nova Spivak. It doesn’t appear that the experiment yielded much info on how memes propagate, but what was interesting to me was the raw data, which can be found in an XML file at the end of the article. It contains the raw responses of the participants. One bit of information people were asked to include was which aggregator they used. I did a quick counting and came up with the following. A total of 154 people included the aggregator question in their response. The top aggregators were:
Bloglines with 64 responses for 42% of the market
NetNewsWire with 20 responses for 13% of the market
SharpReader with 9 responses for 6% of the market
Newsgator with 9 responses for 6% of the market
Feed Demon with 6 responses for 4% of the market
Firefox RSS Extension with 6 responses for 4% of the market

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