The Words That Make Hacker News Tick #INFOGRAPHIC

By December 22, 2011

If you’ve ever spent time on Paul Graham’s social news site Hacker News, you know the extremely active community is very particular about the content and topics they up-vote. Graham describes the desired content as “anything that gratifies one’s intellectual curiosity,” but  HN’s coveted front page tends to be more narrowly focused on startups, web development and technology.

The guys over at Future Simple wanted to take a closer look at what kind of content and headlines grab the Hacker News community’s attention.