Pew Trust Concludes that Blogs are Now Mainstream

The Pew Internet & American Life Project Has released a memo on "The state of blogging."  Some findings from their November survey of internet users:

  • By the end of 2004 blogs had established themselves as a key part of online culture.
  • More than 8 million Americans have created a blog.
  • 27% of internet users read blogs — a 58% jump from February 2004.
  • 12% of internet users have posted comments on someone else’s blog.
  • Over half of all bloggers are over 30 years old.