Bloglines is burping today

In the department of “how can I miss you if you won’t go away?” Bloglines is spazzing today and reinforcing how essential the service is to me for blog monitoring. I would estimate I spend more time in front of Bloglines than any other single screen.

Author: David Churbuck

Cape Codder with an itch to write

0 thoughts on “Bloglines is burping today”

  1. Ah, so it wasn’t just me … Yes, I found it extrememly disconcerting that I couldn’t see who had blogged and what was new on the news feeds … I’m a junky, it’s true.

    Janice B makes a great point … the home pages and the sites themselves are nearly useless these days … we all suck it into our feeds and grab it there … interesting …

  2. Janice’s point was made by Matt McAllister and Chad Dickerson a year ago at InfoWorld when they put the full text into RSS and realized the feed was getting more traffic than the site: thus leading them to the conclusion that the Page View Model that has sustained online publishers since the mid-90s is inevitably doomed.

    Aggregator readers like Bloglines are rapidly becoming all that I need to stay tuned into the world.

  3. I also made the point that except for the buzz surrounding the NYTimes online’s redesign, I’d have never known. I see the Times in Bloglines. Funny; here I am a loyal reader, but the Times doesn’t know that. Unless it’s smart enough to count its RSS subscribers…