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30 Million China Bloggers

Blogs are exploding into the lives of many from all corners of the Earth, and China is not being left behind as they quickly adopt blogs and blogging. Some of the top blogs on the Technorati top 100 are from China, making you wonder, due to their massive amount of people, if the language of blogging will shift towards Chinese languages. Could we see blogging applications written and commented in Chinese in a few years? How big will China grow as part of the blogosphere?

CNN looks at the change in a short article.

he number of blog sites in China reached 34 million in August, a 30-fold increase from four years ago, state media said on Tuesday, despite a series of curbs on media and dissent.

China has more than 17 million people writing blogs (short for Web logs) and more than 75 million people reading them, Xinhua news agency said.

I need to learn mandarin or something…

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  1. WTJ says: 10/1/2006

    but there’s a lot of spam blogs and also inactive one as well.. besides, one blogger can own several blogs..

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  2. mikeyaozm says: 9/20/2009

    will shift towards Chinese languages. Could we see blogging applications written and commented in Chinese in a few years? How big will China grow as part of the blogosphere?

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