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Russian Blogging Crackdown Law Takes Effect Today

If you’re in Russia and you’ve got a blog with more than 3,000 daily readers, you must register with the media regulator, Roskomnadzor, according to a new law which comes into effect from today. The new law also puts restrictions on anonymity, requiring that popular bloggers publish their surnname, initials and email address. Tommy Collison writes that one of the […]

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Blogging Like You’ve Never Seen It

I’ve been blogging for over 10 years. I know a lot of bloggers. But apparently I’ve been deceived. An upcoming film with the rather grandiose title of “American Blogger” will put the record straight! Here’s the trailer: If you want to see the rest of the film you’ll have to wait until June .. .. […]

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See you at Blog Awards Ireland

Blog Awards Ireland is reportedly sold out – although they are operating a waiting list for tickets. It’s on tomorrow night in Naas, and Blacknight are finalists in the category for Best Corporate Blog, sponsored by Ahain Group. The nomination is for blog.blacknight.com – not for this site, but we’re going to cover it for […]

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WordPress Turns 10

10 years ago today Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little released the first version of WordPress.Statista have released a simple little graphic to illustrate the growth in popularity of the blogging software / CMS:

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Google Dumping Adsense For Feeds

Google, like a lot of big companies, constantly revise their product and service offering. The latest product to get the chop is “Adsense for feeds” Adsense for feeds allows bloggers to place adverts directly into their RSS feeds and earn money from it. I’ve no idea how much money some of the bigger blogs were […]

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