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Due to this question and answer What are “kviews”? I assume 1k = 1000 , 2k= 2000...

I don't believe. Or may be I am wrong. Please check below images.

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You will see 2kviews. But in it's page , actual views count is 15xx.

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What is going on ? Is it bug ?

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It is rounded to 2k. –  juergen d Nov 19 '13 at 9:53
    
@ juergen d, if so , do you mean 1001 views = 2k views ? –  Cataclysm Nov 19 '13 at 9:55
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@Cataclysm no, 1501 views = 2K –  Shadow Wizard Nov 19 '13 at 9:57
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By the way, you can hover over the "2 kviews" to see the actual number. :) –  Shadow Wizard Nov 19 '13 at 10:02
    
@Sha Wiz Dow Ard, yes ! I had not notice that. –  Cataclysm Nov 19 '13 at 10:04
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@Cataclysm - You do not need to give space between @ and username. See how does comment reply work. –  hims056 Nov 19 '13 at 10:08
    
I assume 2k means 2000 and over. As facebook like count. –  Cataclysm Nov 19 '13 at 10:26
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@Cataclysm friendly warning: don't compare Stack Overflow with Facebook in your posts, it's a sensitive spot for many people here. :-D –  Shadow Wizard Nov 19 '13 at 10:34
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@Sha Wiz Dow Ard No , I don't compare. Ah... I would like to describe well-known format.Just for an example. Hmm... has any Standard Syntax for it ? Sorry ! but I really thanks to you. –  Cataclysm Nov 19 '13 at 10:42
    
In case your not familiar of the route of the K as a short hand for thousand this question explains where it comes from –  Liam Nov 19 '13 at 11:33
    
Given that privaledges are so much and more the 2k == 2k+ always made more sense to me –  Richard Tingle Nov 19 '13 at 12:26

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The number gets rounded to full thousands

999  views -> 999 views
1000 views -> 1k views
1499 views -> 1k views
1500 views -> 2k views
2499 views -> 2k views

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Is there any reason behind structure? –  Praveen Nov 19 '13 at 9:58
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@Praveen what exactly do you expect instead of this? –  Shadow Wizard Nov 19 '13 at 10:01
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@ShaWizDowArd - May be: 1501 -> 1.5, 2800 -> 2.8, 2499 -> 2.5 (i.e. same as user's reputation display on the post.) –  hims056 Nov 19 '13 at 10:06
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@hims056 sounds like a valid feature request! –  Shadow Wizard Nov 19 '13 at 10:10
    
@hims056 , agree. I assume it is right way or rounded way. If so user will not ambiguous on it and may get more exact info. –  Cataclysm Nov 19 '13 at 10:12
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@hims056 They actually do it that way with millions, so it certainly would make sense to handle thousands the same –  Ral Zarek Nov 19 '13 at 10:44
    
@PraveenJeganathan: Rounding, round half away from zero? –  Time Traveling Bobby Nov 19 '13 at 11:46

It is a rounded number, for example, 1501 would be rounded to 2K, as would say, 2499. All rounded to the nearest thousand.

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