State of the Blogosphere

As of October 2005, Technorati is now tracking 19.6 Million weblogs The total number of weblogs tracked continues to double about every 5 months The blogosphere is now over 30 times as big as it was 3 years ago, with no signs of letup in growth About 70,000 new weblogs are created every day About a new weblog is created each second 2% – 8% of new weblogs per day…

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What is a blog? (A Multiple Choice Quiz)

A. A suburban teenager’s online diary, bursting with angst-y Goth poetry and “creative” grammar. B. An alternative news source that can break stories the mainstream media won’t touch. C. A scholarly notebook, where a professor reviews books, brags about student accomplishments, and posts occasional cat pictures. D. A list of web addresses, often focusing on a theme (such as data encryption, homeschooling, Latin-American economics, or ferns), recorded and evaluated by…