Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Why blogs are still more important than Twitter, Facebook and all that noise-making machines

In a post about how blog search engines died, giving Google blogsearch an easily-won monopoly, Doc Searls writes about howThe Near-Death of Blog Search
 I hope they keep it (Google Blogsearch) going, because it's an essential resource for finding the kind of news that's syndicated live, still curates itself, and isn't just about pushing or riding whatever happens to be buzzing at the moment.
And how Twitter and Facebook have changed news (for the worse)
(Twitter and Facebook)'ve buried real news — stuff worth keeping around — under a mountain of buzz, all of which melts away after minutes, weeks or, at the most, months.

Related: Why Blogging still rules and reports about its demise are incorrect

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