Dead blogs are dead

The blogs, they are dead!

“Sometime in the past few years, the blog died. In 2014, people will finally notice. Sure, blogs still exist, many of them are excellent, and they will go on existing and being excellent for many years to come. But the function of the blog, the nebulous informational task we all agreed the blog was fulfilling for the past decade, is increasingly being handled by a growing number of disparate media forms that are blog-like but also decidedly not blogs.”

Put a fork in it.

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3 Responses to Dead blogs are dead

  1. oldnfo says:

    So??? Been a dinosaur before, guess I’ll be one again…

  2. Jess says:

    I disagree. There’s a lot of hype involved with blogs, but the hype is fading and many people are falling out of sight; their blogs unattended and gathering dust.

    Blogs provide knowledge and entertainment. Just like any other endeavor, those that are good at it will remain those will be who people seek.

    The glittery, ad full, memory robbing, script filled sites full of advertising will be just one more form of the internet that will go by the wayside.

  3. NotClauswitz says:

    Dead! Dead! Dead! And there’s some kind of Boris Karloffy-Peter Cushingly dead-zithery music playing in the shadowy backgrounds with a semi-nude Italian chick…

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