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Blogging Grows. Japanese Leads The Way

By April 27, 2007October 21st, 2023No Comments

Technorati is the most popular blog search destination. Their quarterly review of the state of the blogosphere reviews vital trends around blogs and blogging. The latest edition of the state of the blogosphere has been expanded to include all forms of social media such as blogs, audio, video, photos and podcasts. This new review is now called the State of the Live Web.

The number of weblogs tracked by Technorati has grown to over 70 million, and continues to expand by about 120,000 new blogs per day. The rate of growth has slowed down a bit, and the number of active bloggers – that is – has stabilised.

Japanese is the most popular blog language, accounting for 37% of all posts, ahead of English, which accounts for 36% of posts. Chinese (8%), Italian (3%), Spanish (3%), Russian (2%), French (2%), Portuguese (2%), German (1%) and Farsi (1%) made up the rest of the top 10 blog languages.

Read the full State of The Live Web post