More Blog Postings are Written in Japanese than English

This sounds surprising at first until you read the article.  As a nation of commuters that are always online, it makes perfect sense that Japan would lead in the number of blog postings.  What’s was most interesting in the article is the difference in blog intents between Japanese bloggers and American bloggers.  I’m not I sure I buy the “chest thumping” characterization of American bloggers, though.  It makes me wonder though, would “humble” blog intent translate into Japanese wanting to print their blogs.


Here’s a link to the article
Japan’s Bloggers: Humble Giants of the Web

By Blaine Harden
Washington Post Foreign Service
Thursday, December 6, 2007; A01

TOKYO — Compared to the English-speaking world, the Japanese have gone blog wild. They write Web logs at per capita rates that are off the global charts.

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