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What does the "reached" property mean on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

If you go on my profile you will see that I have "reached" 703k: First I thought it was the number of persons who: saw an answer of me saw a question of me or an edit I made on a question ...
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Why is the number of people reached by Community account only ~612? [duplicate]

On Meta Stack Overflow, this automated account has voted 16k+ times, edited 338 posts and has 59 helpful flags besides announcing the results of elections. Yet, why is the Impact as low as 612?
anshabhi's user avatar
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How is "impact" calculated? [duplicate]

The impact measure, as I understand it, is an estimate of how many people I helped. My impact measure is 38 people. How did the system come up with that number?
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How are Impact stats calculated? [duplicate]

The new profile theme includes Impact stats (~100k people reached). How is this calculated? Is there any way to calculate this for sites which haven't been upgraded?
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Help us test the shiny new "User Activity" page! (Plus a bunch of new features.) [duplicate]

We've launched! Please give feedback here. Today, we're shipping the new "Activity Page" of the Profile here on Meta SE, so you can test it out and hopefully share some feedback and ...
Jaydles's user avatar
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889 votes
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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral&...
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Profile Page Makeover, Part 3: the Prototype returns

Update We have done a bunch of work following your feedback - just look at all those status-completed tags on the different answers here! The top suggestion was to do something about the badge ...
Oded's user avatar
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89 votes
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New profile pages are out - bugs and feedback master list

Update: Thanks for all the feedback and bug reports! I am locking this thread so people don't keep answering it when we no longer monitor it. If you see a bug or want to raise a feature request, ...
Oded's user avatar
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How should a user's death be handled?

It is a bit of a morbid concept, but having recently had a friend die unexpectedly and having to deal with the online repercussions of this event has gotten me to thinking about what should happen to ...
Chas. Owens's user avatar
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58 votes
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What is "People helped" and why does it exist at all?

I wonder what is "People helped" (PH) stat supposed to signify. From what I read in Profile Page Makeover, Part 3: the Prototype returns, it stands for cumulative number of views on some (...
yo''s user avatar
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38 votes
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Can we get some new badges based on the new "People Reached" stat?

With all the buzz around this new “Saving-the-frigging-world-o-meter” People Reached stat in the new profiles, I think we're due for some new badges! What say you? Perhaps something along the lines of:...
Michael Irigoyen's user avatar
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No gold badge for revival/necromancer/… pattern?

I recently answered a question that was several months old, and my answer was accepted. I thought this would earn me a badge, but upon looking, realised the badges were issued for upvoted answers, ...
Nicholas Shanks's user avatar
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Include the "People Reached" and "Helpful Flags (count)" data in SEDE

I know the new profile design hasn't been updated for every site on the network yet, so maybe this is a bit too early. Nonetheless, please include the "People Reached" data in SEDE at your ...
CRABOLO's user avatar
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40 votes
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Is there a way to get "people reached" sum across entire network for a user?

The New Model profiles on Meta.SE (pretty big improvement!) have a section for "People reached" stat. Now, unless I'm much mistaken, that stat is specific to a given site on the network. If that ...
DVK's user avatar
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What happened to the other people? My Impact (people reached) just dropped

I posted this question a few weeks ago. The photo I posted shows that I had impacted 25k people. Now it says this: I only impacted 1k people, 24k less than what my impact was a few weeks ago! I am ...
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