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What do the numbers by the tags on the Recent Tags sidebar mean? [duplicate]

When you have Hot Network Questions disabled on your profile, the Recent Tags and Recent Badges sidebars appear. In the Recent Tags sidebar, there are numbers next to all the tags, like this: ...
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Estimate recent activity on specialized StackExchange sites

On specialized StackExchange site (other than SO), responses take usually much longer time. Users can watch and compare question visits, but this is not very helpful for guessing when an answer in a ...
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How is the popularity of “recent tags” calculated?

How are these calculated? I see them going up and down all the time, and there are obviously way more than 48 questions about C# so how are these calculated?
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How recent are 'recent tags'? [duplicate]

I wonder, the block on the right that says 'recent tags' with tags and counter next to them, how recent? I mean the tag/counter data, I can see it does not reflect the absolute count of tags on this ...
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Indicating Interesting tags in the Recent Tags list

Would it make sense to somehow highlight the user's Interesting Tags in the list of Recent Tags on the homepage? Use case: "Hmm, there have been some active C++ questions lately, let's have a look at ...
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How are recent tags on homepage queried? [duplicate]

Hi, I'd like to know what algorithm is used to display recent tags on homepage? How many recent questions tags is taken under consideration when displaying that tag cloud? Any details?
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What is the purpose of the Recent Tags cloud?

What is the thinking behind the Recent Tags cloud feature on the home page? I can't see what value it adds.