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I'd love to see graphs of the activity on a tag shown on the tag's page. A lot like what Greg Hewgill did here using the data dump:

Tag trends by week

It would be great to see new activity trends and cumulative activity trends since the latter is easier to read for relatively low-activity topics.

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What sort of behavior would you like to encourage by doing this? –  Chris Frederick Sep 9 '11 at 18:42
    
I see this feature making SO a more useful site, hopefully without altering people's behavior. Activity trends say a lot about the health of technologies and their communities. On the down side, it might encourage gaming the site to make your favorite tech appear more active. –  Leopd Sep 9 '11 at 19:40
    
See meta.stackexchange.com/questions/49084/… –  Jonas Oct 20 '11 at 2:14
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Was looking for this, as I wanted to see how [wp7] was doing against the competition over time. –  Won't Dec 5 '11 at 14:44
    
Greg's site is a nice start, but it's harder to use for newer tags. For example comparing two frameworks only a few months old for activity. There are many improvements that would be worthwhile for the community for a number of purposes. –  Lee Whitney Dec 29 '12 at 22:46

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This is a table not a graph, but is does give precise comparison of tag activity over the last 6 months.

Enter two tags and you'll see their mass and momentum and monthly growth:

http://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/90306

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