Monthly Archives for August 2012

Wikipedia edits visualised by gender and location

The Association of Internet Researchers has an amazingly useful mailing list where scholars discuss topics and often compile wonderful lists of resources and papers on particular topics. The archives are online, and subscription is free. Currently there’s a discussion of … Continue reading

17. August 2012 by Jill
Categories: Networked Politics, social media | Tags: , | 1 comment

How many people blog?

David Brake added some great links to my Quora question the other day about how great a proportion of the population actually write or read blogs. There are interesting Chinese statistics, but I’m not sure what they mean by “blogs and … Continue reading

06. August 2012 by Jill
Categories: Blogging | Leave a comment

People are searching for “Tumblr” more than for “blog”

I guess Quora is another site that could eat up writing that previously would have gone on my blog. But writing prompts can be useful sometimes. When I saw this question, of course I answered: What are the consequences of Tumblr … Continue reading

02. August 2012 by Jill
Categories: Blogging | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

Which surveys answer how large a proportion of the whole population blogs?

Maybe I’m starting to get the point of Quora. I’ve been a member there for ages, of course, but I just followed a few topics and people and forgot about it. It looks as though most of my friends who … Continue reading

01. August 2012 by Jill
Categories: Blogging | 2 comments