Updated blog numbers from David Sifry

I talked to Technorati founder David Sifry to update the ‘05 blogging numbers. Back when we wrote the cover story, there were some 9 million blogs, with about 40 thousand new ones popping up each day. Now, says Sifry, Technorati indexes 112 million blogs, with 120 thousand new ones appearing each day. And that’s not including spam blogs. They were barely on the horizon in spring of ‘05, and now they account for—get this—well over 99% of all the pings and updates pouring into Technorati’s servers.

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