Has Twitter Improved The Blogs?

Has Twitter Improved The Blogs?
Innovation

Rather than supersede the blogosphere, has the Twitter social messaging system actually improved it?

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 7 may 2008

Rather than supersede the blogosphere, has the Twitter social messaging system actually improved it?

On our daily review of blogs we read, we’ve seen the average number of posts per blog reduce but the quality improve tremendously. What seems to have happened is that Twitter has taken many of the personal updates (e.g.: I’m on a plane, at a conference, thinking this, falling over there) off the blogs. Therefore, while we’ve noticed ‘diarist’ bloggers switch platforms, the ‘subject-matter’ bloggers seem to have been able to remove their random social commentary from their blogs and left them clearer, cleaner and more useful.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.