blogging is dead

Blogging is dead. Long live twitter/fbook/flickr/microblogging.

A search on google returns 18 million hits.

Get your ranting/15 minutes of fame/self publishing fix somewhere else. Every social site has some form of expression/microblogging features.

But I keep trying…

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3 thoughts on “blogging is dead

  1. Social networking sites have a trend of solvency, e.g myspace and hi5, the same is designated for FB, New Yahoo and the changing google.

    Blogging has shaped and delivered open journalism, which is more about information rather than socializing. Blogging also has a veil and secure features compared to the compromised security of the socializing sites.

  2. The other day I got an email from facebook. Ironically, they did not mention the ‘post’ or ‘page’ which they brought down. Later I came to know that they had issues with “Fan Page’ Creation of Bhatta’s Law Firm which drew 350+ fans in a month,

    Facebook Warning‏
    From: Facebook (notification+na5eyyr@facebookmail.com)
    Sent: Thu 12/17/09 2:27 PM
    To: santosh_giri@hotmail.com

    Hello,

    You created a Page that has violated our Terms of Use. A Facebook Page is a distinct presence used solely for business or promotional purposes. Among other things, Pages that are hateful, threatening, or obscene are not allowed. We also take down Pages that attack an individual or group, or that are set up by an unauthorized individual. If your Page was removed for any of the above reasons, it will not be reinstated. Continued misuse of Facebook’s features could result in the permanent loss of your account.

    If you have any questions or concerns, you can visit the Terms applicable to Facebook Pages at http://www.facebook.com/terms_pages.php.

    The Facebook Team

    Facebook Pages Guidelines

    Facebook Pages are subject to the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and these additional guidelines:

    1. You may only administer a Page if you are an authorized representative of the subject of the Page.
    2. You may only use a Page to promote a business or other commercial, political, or charitable organization or endeavor (including non-profit organizations, political campaigns, bands, and celebrities).
    3. Pages can only post content and information under the “everyone” setting.
    4. When you publish content or information to your Page we have no obligation to distribute your content or information to users.
    5. If you enable a Fan Box widget to promote your Page, others will be able to copy and place the widget elsewhere.
    6. You may not place a Fan Box widget in an advertisement.
    7. If you collect user information on your Page, Section 9 of the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities also applies to you.
    8. If you offer advertising on your Page, Section 11 of the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities also applies to you.

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