Technorati & Growth of the Blogosphere

February 27, 2006


Weblogg-ed – The Read/Write Web in the Classroom :
talks about the: Technorati Weblog: State of the Blogosphere: Nothing in the latest Technorati statistics to suggest whether or not the content being created on blogs is becoming more useful or interesting or valuable, but there’s no doubt that the blog engine continues to run at a pretty high RPM. Some of the findings:

Technorati now tracks over 27.2 Million blogs
The blogosphere is doubling in size every 5 and a half months
It is now over 60 times bigger than it was 3 years ago
On average, a new weblog is created every second of every day
13.7 million bloggers are still posting 3 months after their blogs are created
Spings (Spam Pings) can sometimes account for as much as 60% of the total daily pings Technorati receives
Technorati tracks about 1.2 Million new blog posts each day, about 50,000 per hour
Over 81 Million posts with tags since January 2005, increasing by 400,000 per day

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