8 votes

Is it possible to know exactly how many views any question has got?

You can hover over the '3k views' label to show the exact count: Of course, if you're using a phone or tablet, hovering is rather difficult.
Glorfindel's user avatar
4 votes

Who assigns the hotness points to certain Hot questions and on what basis are they awarded?

From following post: How do the "arbitrary hotness points" work on the new Stack Exchange home page? (MIN(AnswerCount, 10) * QScore) / 5 + AnswerScore ---------------------------------------...

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