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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

New ‘State of the Blogosphere’ Data

Posted by @ 1:53 am

Technorati have released their State of the Blogosphere data, analyzing blog and blogging trends for the first quarter of 2007. Now tracking over 70 million blogs, and growing rapidly, the Technorati data has been expanded to provide more information on the State of Tags and tagging as a form of categorization in web 2.0 culture. Following is a neat round up of all the Technorati data highlights:

  • 70 million weblogs are currently tracked
  • About 120,000 new weblogs are created each day, or…
  • 1.4 new blogs every second
  • 3000-7000 new splogs (fake, or spam blogs) created every day
  • Peak of 11,000 splogs per day last December
  • 1.5 million posts per day, or…
  • 17 posts per second
  • Growing from 35 to 75 million blogs took 320 days
  • Japanese the #1 blogging language at 37%
  • English second at 33%
  • Chinese third at 8%
  • Italian fourth at 3%
  • Farsi a newcomer in the top 10 at 1%
  • English the most even in postings around-the-clock
  • Tracking 230 million posts with tags or categories
  • 35% of all February 2007 posts used tags
  • 2.5 million blogs posted at least one tagged post in February

    Read Sifry’s entire State of the Blogosphere report or go back and check out all of the State of the Blogosphere and State of the Live Web reports starting from October 2004! The emerging trends are fascinating!

  • ineedhits Team You can click on any of the circles to get more information about the business they represent, essentially giving many more local businesses first page exposure on Google maps. It should be noted that the top 10 listings will still appear as pins on the left hand side of the map.

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