The blogosphere continues to grow

The latest stats on the English-language blogosphere from Technorati show continued growth, maintaining the doubling in size that has been consistent for the past few years:

Summary:

  • Technorati now tracks over 35.3 million blogs (English language)
  • The blogosphere is doubling in size every 6 months
  • It is now over 60 times bigger than it was 3 years ago
  • On average, a new weblog is created every second of every day
  • 19.4 million bloggers (55%) are still posting 3 months after their blogs are created
  • Technorati tracks about 1.2 million new blog posts each day, about 50,000 per hour

Details from David Sifry. His post includes links to previous stats reports going back to 2004.

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