Get help from the online community on which sites to trust

Oct 29, 2008

MetroChannel is based on the premise: Where there is smoke, there must be fire. In other words, if some site or blog is popular, it might be worth checking out. But should we enter a site in blind faith? The Online Shadow Economy is not in a mood to spare anyone. So it is a good idea to get help from the online community i.e other surfers who have visited and rated over 20 million websites so that we know which ones to avoid and which ones to trust.

Esa Suurio, who heads Web of Trust, calls it people-driven Internet security.

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Quantcast traffic, demographics and lifestyle assessments

Oct 15, 2008

Even though collaborative filtering is so powerful a technique, Internet users barely get to benefit from it. No doubt, it is implemented in myriad ways on many sites but most such implementations do not go through any sort of active feedback loop so as to keep optimizing their effectiveness.

Quantcast takes a different approach. It’s traffic, demographics and lifestyle assessment presents the raw data itself.

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Google Insights for Search

Sep 30, 2008

By far, the best tool to get to know what people are searching for, in other words, what is hot right now.

Announcing Google Insights for Search

Trevor Claiborne, Inside AdWords crew
Aug 05, 2008

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News and Top Blogs at Wikio

Sep 14, 2008

What is Wikio?

Wikio is an information portal with a news search engine that searches press sites and blogs.

With Wikio you can very easily create pages to follow the breaking news that interests you. Our info is continuously updated!

Wikio is a participative service: you can publish an article directly on the site or comment on an existing item.

You can also vote for an article or a group that captures your interest in order to increase its visibility on the site.

Each page offers an RSS feed that allows you to subscribe to receive the information that appears there in the reader of your choice.
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Top 20 sites tracked by SiteMeter

Aug 29, 2008

Site Meter Can Provide the Answers!

Site Meter’s comprehensive real time website tracking and counter tools give you instant access to vital information and data about your sites audience. With our detailed reporting you’ll have a clear picture of who is visiting your site, how they found you, where they came from, what interests them and much more.
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Blogrolling Hot 500 blogs

Aug 20, 2008

These are the Hot 500 links being displayed by Blogrolling users. Updated daily.

These links can also be syndicated via JavaScript, RSS, OPML and PHP. Click here for more info:

One can also search links via:

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Directory of Indian Blogs at IndiBlogger

Aug 8, 2008

we blog, therefore we are.

IndiBlogger maintains an active and well organized directory of Indian Blogs. Search for Indian Blogs by name, city, title and tags.

Browse and search the directory here:


Click here to get the skinny on how to sign up:

  1. Your listings and the IndiBlogger directory
  2. Finding other bloggers
  3. The IndiBlogger network
  4. Blogger Meetings

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