Montag, Juli 16, 2007

Russia: Over 2 Million Blogs



Yandex: Blogs services provider -actual and prognoses


According to Yandex, today there are over 2 mln blogs in the Russian Internet. The Russian language blogosphere grows faster than the worldwide blogosphere, it showed a 74% growth in the past six month, while the worldwide blogosphere grew only by 41%. If this rate of growth remains, in 2008 the Russian Internet will have 10 mln blogs. At that, bloggers in Russia keep being more active than foreign bloggers. 11% of all postings in the worldwide blogosphere come from the Russian speaking blog authors.

via Yandex

Yandex Blog Report April 2007 (1,2 MB, PDF, Russian language)

Aarni Kuoppamäki schreibt (in Deutsch) auf dw-world.de (Deutsche Welle) zum Thema Blogs in Russland u.a.

"In Blogs wird nichts zensiert", sagt Medienwissenschaftler Ruslan Bekurow aus St. Petersburg. "Die Offiziellen interessieren sich einfach nicht dafür." So konzentriert sich die russische Opposition immer mehr aufs Internet ..." more

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