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One of the things I spend a lot of time doing is looking at Autostraddle's numbers. How many people liked, retweeted, commented on, organically shared, or yelled about a post? How many people, total, read a post? Why does this tweet have ten times as many retweets as that tweet about the same thing? What time of day do most people want to read about TV? (Morning and afternoon.) What time of day do most people want to read about sex? (Evenings and all day on Sundays.) What time of day to people want to read Vapid Fluff? (All day every day.) Will people read another post about a thing we already wrote a post about? And on and on and on.

I also spend a lot of time reading and thinking about how algorithm...

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Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior writer who lives in New York City with her partner, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Heather has written 1124 articles for us.