Reuters über Weblogs
Ein Reuters-Artikel über Weblogs: Blog publishers stealing Web limelight.
»Blogs feed other blogs, cross-referencing each other via hyperlinks. An endless series of underground gopher tunnels, the typical blog has 50 to 100 links to other sites.
The phenomenon is changing the basic metaphors for how the Web works. Bloggers don`t so much surf as clip excerpts from the Internet, then share these choice tidbits with friends, colleagues, and passers-by from other blogs.
Successful blogs have certain obsessions that set them apart. In contrast to Web sites that try to be all things to all people, blogs do best when they stake out niches. “Who is saying something interesting today?” is their basic appeal. […]
Technology can do little for people who have nothing to say.«
Nebenbei erfährt man in dem Artikel dass AOL irgendwann in 2003 seinen Mitgliedern Weblogs anbieten wird.