Technorati is a real-time Internet search engine specifically for Blogs. In mid-February 2008, there were approximately 112.8 million indexed blogs, and 2 billion links. Come Daily claims to add about 70,000 new blogs. For some time, English-language blogs are only allowed.

Technorati was founded in November 2002 by David L. Sifry and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.

The basic idea

The relevance of a page is determined by the number of links that point to this. For the relevance assessment of weblogs weighting the hyperlinks plays a special role, since many of them live weblogs to comment on other websites. This becomes Technorati advantage and often mentioned ranks pages higher than a less frequently commented.

To be informed about the latest state of indexed web pages, it is possible to Technorati to inform after Webalert principle by a Blogping the search engines about a change in a blog.

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