Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 14 October 09

The NEW T-rati:::let's see how it goes... I knew they were on shakey ground when it was revealed that the world's #1 blog at the time (XU Jinglei) wasn't even listed on Technorati! And the last few changes they made (especially allowing MySpace pages to be counted as 'blogs') really screwed up what I once held dear as this blog's most valuable added service. Last night Technorati relaunched, changing and adding key features, including an expanded and fresher top 100 blogs list, and a new feature that lets authors post their content directly to the site. The Washington Post has details...

The "F" word is very popular among teenagers - not just in the United States - as you will here!!!

Mikey Fresh (Miss Info Blog): The former heavy weight champ of the world, Mike Tyson, sat on Oprah’s couch and took us on an emotional journey through the real life issues of the misundestood man. At times he can barely hold back the tears as he explains all the changes and realizations he’s been through, and the challenges he still faces today.

Buttons warns:::Prepare yourself for an EPIC post!

Geoffrey Philp, in Toward a Floribbean Literature, blogs about the insights he gained from the Florida Humanities Council’s conference.

Puerto Rico and its bloggers are getting ready for the national strike tomorrow, October 15th, which aims to paralyze the country for one day.

Arab bloggers from 19 countries are coming together for the second time between the 7th and the 12th of December in Beirut to exchange knowledge, get training and support each other in their quest for freedom of expression in the Arab region. The event is organized by The Heinrich Böll Foundation and Global Voices.

RIP BEDOUINA::: the Lebanese-American peaceblogger died after a battle against cancer. Leila and I absolutely saw eye2eye on HOLIDAYS! "Our holidays," Leila wrote, "begin in September with the Jewish New Year, run through the solstice with Hannukah and Christmas, and end in the springtime with back-to-back Passover and Easter celebrations." This is my favourite time of year...

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  1. Better sources for the truth around how, er, "well", the site revamp is going for Technorati:

    http://technorati.com/blogging/article/welcome-to-the-new-technorati/

    http://getsatisfaction.com/technorati

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