Since March 2004, the “blogosphere” has doubled in size every five to seven months. There now are more than 53 million blogs. Key blog statistics:
150,000 — The number of blogs created each day, or nearly two blogs per second.
1.6 million — The number of daily postings, or more than 66,600 per hour.
39% of the blogs were in English.
31% of the blogs were in Japanese.
12% of the blogs were in Chinese.
2% of the blogs were in Spanish.
40% of those who start a blog are still posting on it three months later.
Source: Technorati, a San Francisco firm that tracks blogs, as of June.
Other blog-related facts:78% of blogs include annoying pictures of cute, fuzzy animals
63% of those animals are forced into strange, home-made outfits
95% of blogs make it way too easy for predators, Congressmen, & other weirdos to stalk people
1% of blogs show some chick named Nornna eating pancakes or brushing her teeth
7% of blogs proselytize some sort of religious message
99% with blogmad get 25 second visitors
25% of blogs provide way too much information about Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Baby Thetan, K-Fed, Britney, Paris Hilton, and Jennifer Anniston. 1 blog about any of these people is too much.
100% of my blog traffic who stays more than 25 seconds is incredibly cool.
85% of blogs are updated by people wearing only underwear.
Source: stjarna, a Schuylkill County resident, who makes up his own stats, as of October 2006.