Tuesday, April 18, 2006

There's a new blog every second!

Blogs doubling every six months
In the three years I have been blogging the number of blogs have grown 60 fold. Dave Sifry of Technorati has just released the latest "State of the Blogosphere" report [Link]:

the blogosphere continues to grow at a quickening pace. Technorati currently tracks 35.3 Million weblogs, and the blogosphere we track continues to double about every 6 month...on average, a new weblog is created every second of every day - and 19.4 million bloggers (55%) are still posting 3 months after their blogs are created. That's an increase both absolute and relative terms over just 3 months ago, when only 50.5% or 13.7 million blogs were active. In other words, even though there's a reasonable amount of tire-kicking going on, blogging continues to grow as a habitual activity.

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