The State of the Blogosphere, another excuse for people to misquote numbers

April 18, 2006 — 3 Comments

Love Dave Sifrys reports. Hate the fact that there are soooooo many people out there who don’t know the difference between tracked and actual and use these reports as being indicative of the entire blogosphere, like Mark Evans:

The latest installment of Dave Sifry’s State of the Blogosphere has appeared with few surprises – the blogosphere continues to double every six months (35.3 million and counting),

(Insert gong noise here). Nup, 35.3 tracked, not total. Try 200 million.