Bloggers and social media were consumed with two events in the last week that triggered an online debate about political extremism—one in Europe and one in Washington D.C. And the most-viewed news video on YouTube was the start of a feud between David Letterman and Sarah Palin.
Because blogs have been in the news lately with the Netroots Nation and BlogHer conferences recently wrapping up, it seemed like an opportune time to post our latest figures for blogging and blog readership.
In what could be considered a further blurring of traditional media and new forms of digital media, this weekend's cover story in the New York Times Magazine features the intimate autobiographical account of Emily Gould, blogger and former Gawker ...
28% of online teens have blogs and blogging growth is almost entirely fueled by girls; Super communicators rise as email fades as a communication tool for teens
More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004 with growth fueled almost entirely by girls. "Super communicators" rise as email fades as a tool for teens.
From blogs on world health care to public radio's The World, there were many interpretations of last week's report on China's internet population.
More than a third or 35% of online adults create content online, and 57% of teenagers 12-17 make their own content to post to the Web. Younger users and home broadband users are the most avid content creators, and most post their creations online ...
â€œWeb 2.0â€ has become a catch-all buzzword; the Pew Internet Project and Hitwise provide data to put it in perspective.
Most bloggers focus on personal experiences, not politics
A national phone survey of bloggers finds that most are focused on describing their personal experiences to a relatively small audience of readers.