While many would say it’s early days for blogging in India, unlike the US or many other countries, blogging as a diary never really became mainstream in India despite the huge hype surrounding blogs, and now it never might. Read on…
Many started blogs but weren’t motivated enough to continue:
Then Orkut happened and it changed the internet usage patterns dramatically. Facebook changed that further by bringing hitherto untouched segments of the population on board. Facebook virtually takes away the need for blogs as a diary concept as all that a diary blog can do, Facebook does better as you don’t even need to go looking for readers or inform anyone that you wrote – Facebook does that automatically
Enter Blogging 2.0- Meaningful, purposeful blogging. Some of the things happening, likely to happen:
Combined with the connectivity and viral nature of social networking sites, micro-blogging platforms and feeds, impact is likely to be significant.
However, the one thing that bothers me most is that the hyper-connected are also hyper-vocal:
What are the trends you note? Keep writing.
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