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RE: Hive vs Steem Stats - Saturday, April 3, 2021

in Hive Statistics2 months ago

More, but still very low. The average number of comments per post should be much more. Many posts do not even have comments at all. Or they have only bot comments.

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I think interaction is actually high compared to the user base . I have 50k followers on Instagram and get about as many comments here on Hive with 3000 followers. The issue is growing the userbase.

Many comments are bots, I believe (have no figures). I open about 100 to 150 posts a day in my curation round, and many carry either no comments, or bot comments. Interaction is done by a few heavy engagers. I've experimented with this earlier this year. Dropped many meaningful comments to many posts I opened in my daily rounds. At least half of them responded. Then I stopped dropping comments. Result: most of these users I lost touch with and many of these accounts never wrote a comment anymore since then. Even when these users should realise I gave them 2$ then, and 8$ vote value per vote. My conclusion: Many users do engage, at least respond to comments to their own posts, but one needs to push them over and over again. Its a small army of engagers who need to wake up the big army of post droppers, over and over again. Sometimes I get the feeling HIVE will be better of with content rewarding on 2nd layer, while the base layer shall become a general purpose chain without any service rewarding other than the running the chain itself, proposal system (maybe, but that system is used wrongly since day 1).