Most bloggers focus on personal experiences, not politics
The online version of the Blogger Callback Survey allows some space for written answers, in addition to multiple-choice responses.
A national phone survey of bloggers finds that most are focused on describing their personal experiences to a relatively small audience of readers.
Blogs are part of the bigger story about dramatic change in people's information environments. This presentation on health-related blogs focuses on their implication for health providers in communicating with patients and caregivers.
Amanda Lenhart appeared with blogger Glenn Reynolds on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on NPR. She spoke about the role of blogs in the new information environment. The show can be accessed here.
About 40 million Americans were browsing the web just for fun or to pass the time on a typical day in December 2005.
Teens and Generation Y (age 18-28) are significantly more likely than older users to send and receive instant messages, play online games, create blogs, download music, and search for school information.
Bloggers over the age of 65 are a pretty rare, but interesting, group.
Experimental research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and BuzzMetrics suggests that political bloggers can make an impact on politics, but they often follow the lead of politicians and journalists.
NEW YORK, May 16, 2005 – Experimental research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and BuzzMetrics suggests that political bloggers can make an impact on politics, but they often follow the lead of politicians and journalists. A preliminary report released today, entitled “Buzz, Blogs and Beyond: The Internet and the National Discourse in […]