Brit bloggers love Apple, BBC, Google, and M&S
British bloggers like nothing better than writing about technology and web companies, but also hold a special place for Marks & Spencer, according to a recent month-long study of 100 random bloggers — “Blogs and Brands: A Study of the British Blogosphere”.
In top place, with bloggers babbling about iPods and Macs, came Apple, followed by the BBC in second, Google in third, Facebook in fourth, Nintendo in fifth, M&S and Microsoft in joint sixth, Adobe, Sony, and YouTube in joint seventh, Sky in eighth, Nokia, IKEA, and Tesco in joint ninth, and a whole bunch of others in joint tenth place…
Set a cookie! Blog about it! Most hated Internet words revealed
YouGov has conducted a poll of over two-thousand UK adults, on behalf of the Lulu Blooker Prize (yes, blogs from books – blooker), and found out which Internet-inspired words are hated the most.
Top of the pile came “folksonomy”, a term used to describe a user-genreated web classification system (I have enough trouble getting my head around a taxonomy, without folk messing about with it).
Second came “blogosphere”, used to describe the universal collection of “blogs”, which came third.
PS3 Launch Special: 10 stories from the blogosphere (20-Mar-07)
Every day this week leading up to the launch, we’ll be linking to some of the hottest, latest or most opinionated posts, videos and news stories about Sony’s PlayStation 3 – both negative and positive. Here’s today’s batch:
Six Apart's Mena Trott on Vox: "We're winning back burned-out bloggers"
It's been quite a year for blogosphere-baroness Mena Trott. In October, Six Apart commercially launched Vox, its blogging-cum-social networking service, following a successful beta. And since then, it's been picking up users at a rapid pace. "People have really embraced…
Le Web 3 – Technorati's Dave Sifry and the state of the blogosphere
It is the afternoon session at Les Web in Paris, and now we are listening to presentations about blogs. So give it up for Dave Sifry, CEO of Technorati, a big brash American, who seems pretty pleased with himself. It…