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Lots of talk about blog networks. I have a pet peeve. Figured I might as well discuss it. First, what is a blog network? In my opinion, the network has to have ownership or some sort of control of the blogs. Not necessarily 100% control but some controlling interest. Given that definition, that would mean there are “blog networks” not being recognized as such.
Dave Winer poses an interesting question: Wouldn’t it be interesting if every certified A-lister, by convention, didn’t blog during the third week of every month. What if that idea caught on? Yes Dave, that would be interesting…in an amusing but disastrous type of way. Memeorandum wouldn’t update for a week (and sites like them). Many […]
I gave this a considerable amount of thought prior to deciding to write about it. Robert Scoble made three posts that I couldn’t wrap my brain around. The first one was about his comments being down (again) and pondering whether or not he should turn comments off. The second post was about a new technology […]
From Reuters: Charting the discussion of issues during the 2004 presidential campaign, the study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project and consultants BuzzMetrics found political blogs—online opinion and information sites—played a similar, but not greater role, as did the mainstream media and the candidates’ campaigns in creating “buzz.” The study dispels the notion […]
I read Dave Winer’s post about Chris Nolan (she said he’s stingy with links) and Dave responded he doesn’t think he is. I don’t care about that:its point #4 that I’m interested in: If you want something read by his readers send an email with a link. People still email with a link? That’s what […]