Top 10 Most-Read New Posts in 2017 - Udacity

The opportunity to look back on an entire year and see what stories were popular with readers is a fascinating experience. We get to discover what you liked, and then try and figure out why you liked it!

With social media being such a big part of the publishing landscape, it can be especially instructive to see which posts were read the most, and which posts were shared the most. In theory, you’d think those two lists would be pretty similar, but in actual practice, they often aren’t.

So, without further ado, let’s see what you read the most, and what you shared the most!

Top 10 Most-Read New Posts in 2017

  1. Self-Driving Cars for Everyone!
  2. Announcing 60,000 Challenge Scholarships from Udacity and Google
  3. Inside the Mind of a Recruiter
  4. Udacity and Google Announce 50,000 New Scholarships
  5. Introducing AI Challenger, a $300,000 Global AI Competition for Students
  6. Your Complete Path to a Self-Driving Car Career
  7. Deep Learning with Udacity Adds New Layers
  8. Announcements from Intersect 2017
  9. Building The Future of Smart Transportation
  10. Announcing the Women Techmakers Udacity Scholarship in partnership with Google

Wow! Based on that list, you’re really interested in AI and autonomous transportation, you love scholarships, and you’re eager to crack the riddle of the recruiter’s mind!

Now that we know what you read the most, let’s find out what you shared the most!

Top 10 Most-Shared New Posts in 2017

  1. Welcome to Udacity Discovery Week!
  2. Introducing the new React Nanodegree Program from Udacity
  3. A Self-Driving Car Job at NVIDIA
  4. Your Complete Path to a Self-Driving Car Career 
  5. Announcing the Women Techmakers Udacity Scholarship in partnership with Google
  6. Deep Learning with Udacity Adds New Layers
  7. Introducing Server-Side Swift with IBM 
  8. The Complete Guide to Landing a Career in Data
  9. Udacity and Google Announce 50,000 New Scholarships 
  10. How to Change Careers in 10 Steps 

Interesting! You overlapped on 4 of 10 posts; not too bad! You definitely still like AI and scholarships, and you’re ready to spread the word about both on social media. But you also like to share career stories and career advice, news about new launches, and yes, special pricing on Nanodegree programs! Looks like you really helped spread the word about Discovery Week, thank you!

We appreciate so much that you took the time to do some reading here on our blog. We sincerely hope you found articles of value, and that we were able to provide you with support, inspiration, and information. It’s been an amazing 2017, and it’s going to be an amazing 2018, and you can read about it all right here!