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· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · October
· · · · 17 (1 entry)

Measuring It All · Dave Sifry has launched an­oth­er State of the Bl­o­go­sphere se­ries; nor­mal­ly I’d wait till he’d fin­ished up the whole se­ries and point to them al­l. But Part 1 is worth high­light­ing be­cause he has some num­bers on the splog surge that got so much at­ten­tion this past week­end. Dave’s num­bers sug­gest that there’s less there than meets the eye; that the num­bers and reach of splogs are lim­it­ed. It’s just that their au­to­mat­ed con­tent gen­er­a­tion man­aged to cause them to fill up the ego feeds of a bunch of loud­mouthed widely-read blog­ger­s, who all screamed si­mul­ta­ne­ous­ly. Of course the re­al news is: yes, the ’sphere con­tin­ues to dou­ble in size ev­ery five month­s. Th­ese are get­ting to be some big num­ber­s, mom­ma.
 
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