January 6, 2009

Blasé about Blogs

36%

The plurality opinion is that the emergence of blogs has not made much of a difference.

Relatively few among the public see internet blogs as an important addition to the American scene. The plurality opinion (36%) is that the emergence of blogs has not made much of a difference. Slightly fewer (29%) call them a change for the better, while 21% think they have been a change for the worse. Younger Americans are by far the most impressed with blogging. Fully 44% say blogs have been a change for the better. By comparison, far fewer adults ages 50 to 64 (22%) or adults ages 65 and older (15%) see blogs as an improvement. In regards to education, those with a college degree are no more likely to say blogs have been a change for the better than are those with a high school education or less. Read More