Nieman Foundation at Harvard
How many bots are on Twitter? The question is tough to answer — and misses the point
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NBC News / Dylan Byers / Jul 13
“Since February, the magazine has brought in about 10,000 subscribers a month — roughly analogous to its growth rate before the pandemic. Meanwhile, its retention rate for existing subscribers is about 75 to 80 percent, Thompson said. The net result, according to Thompson’s presentation, is not growth. It’s a static or slightly declining subscriber base.”