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New Blogger

It's New Blogger, launched today at 3pm, with a retooled interface, more rounded corners, single entry archives, comments, user profiles, more template tags, mail-to-blog, knowledge, and more. (Farewell, good ol' black. We'll miss you.)
posted by brownpau on May 9, 2004 - 83 comments

Free.Pro.Blogger

Free.Pro.Blogger. Bucking the Free to Fee trend, Blogger Pro is going Free, and sending refunds/t-shirts to current Pro subscribers. (more inside)
posted by brownpau on Sep 10, 2003 - 32 comments

HasidicRebel

The Hasidic Rebel. A blogger from inside the Hasidic community provides some insight into a lifestyle few are familiar with.
posted by srboisvert on Jul 17, 2003 - 11 comments

TypePad

MovableType,, the blogging software of choice (well, for a lot of us), have launched a new user-friendly service on their own servers, called TypePad (here's the press release). Is this a first direct hit at Blogger, a service they have denied gunning for, in light of Google's move? Will it work? My vote: Hell yes. MovableType have not put a foot wrong yet, and now they've got Anil Dash on board, the lucky tyke...
posted by wibbler on Apr 24, 2003 - 29 comments

Evan Williams could not be reached for comment.

Evan Williams could not be reached for comment. "Evan Williams, Pyra's co-founder, blogged his day-to-day life for the last three years right up until it got interesting. Williams pulled his blog offline earlier this week." Leander Kahney at Wired asks Why Did Google Want Blogger? and thinks it might have something to do with that slippery idea of a semantic Web.
posted by tranquileye on Feb 22, 2003 - 22 comments

The cocky bastard has left the building...

The cocky bastard has left the building... to be replaced with the life student. So, how are your online personaes lately?!
posted by insomnia_lj on Jan 3, 2003 - 41 comments

Iranian blogger's meeting

15 months after the first waves, Blogging seems to prove so popular among young Iranian boys and girls that now the number of Persian (or Farsi) weblogs has jumped to more than 9,000. Almost half of them are using Blogger.com's free service and other half are using a similar but more Persian-friendly online application, created by Iranian programmers, called Persianblog.com. Tomorrow, they are gathering in a big conference hall in Tehran to meet other colleagues and bloggers and to share what they've experienced during their lovely days of a rare thing in Iranian history: absolute freedom of expression
posted by hoder on Dec 26, 2002 - 12 comments

doonesbury adds a blogger...

doonesbury adds a blogger... it was only a matter of time.
posted by moth on Oct 21, 2002 - 11 comments

wil wheaton sweeps the bloggies

wil wheaton sweeps the bloggies
posted by stevengarrity on Jan 30, 2002 - 48 comments

Blogger Code Decoder.

Blogger Code Decoder. Those Blogger Codes are the most annoying thing since Pokemon but just in case...
posted by lostbyanecho on Jan 14, 2002 - 11 comments

Could tomorrow's Blogger announcement be that they are launching a Premium Service... (more)
posted by nico on Jan 10, 2002 - 37 comments

Moveable Type,

Moveable Type, a new entrant in the weblog management system applications arena, has just been released! Let's hear what the Mefi masses think...
posted by fooljay on Oct 8, 2001 - 59 comments

Blogger sets up special search page.

Blogger sets up special search page. It displays posts mentioning "World Trade" or "terrorist." It's really something. It starts right at the very beginning. From the Blogger front page:

"'The need to connect is intense,' said Donna Hoffman, a professor who studies the Web and Web commerce at Vanderbilt University. 'While the network TV stations blather, the Internet carries the news and connects the masses in a true interactive sob.'" Indeed. Today was the most active posting day on Blogger ever—by over 22 percent.
posted by o2b on Sep 12, 2001 - 1 comment

The Blogger Purity Test - Phase One

The Blogger Purity Test - Phase One "Stage One is a call for questions. Go to the site (http://pure.fury.com) and submit the questions that you think should be asked of webloggers. You can also read the most recent submissions from other bloggers and readers. The site will be open for submissions until August 15th, when a few of us will hide away and pick out the best 200 or so questions and present the test survey for the month of September. Then, it's tallying up the responses and seeing what the state-of-the-blogunion is for 2001.
posted by minjungkim on Aug 2, 2001 - 7 comments

Trellix buys Blogger.

Trellix buys Blogger.
posted by owillis on Apr 15, 2001 - 68 comments

Blogs of Our Lives.

Blogs of Our Lives. There I was, enjoying a Burger King breakfast, reading the local Gannett paper, when I turn to their Tuesday technology section and find . . .
posted by fpatrick on Apr 10, 2001 - 22 comments

Ev explains the Pyra situation.

Ev explains the Pyra situation. Sad news from the makers of Blogger.
posted by prolific on Feb 1, 2001 - 178 comments

Greymatter 1.2

Greymatter 1.2 For what it's worth, the notably talented Noah Grey has just recently released a new version of his weblogging software GreyMatter. I've been using GreyMatter for my personal weblog for a few weeks now: anyone feeling frustrated with server problems over at Blogger or just wishing for a little more control over their content might want to check it out. Let me tell you, it's a control-freak's dream program. And especially nice, it runs using Perl cgis on your own server, so there shouldn't ever be any accessibility problems. Noah is a great guy and really deserves more recognition for the wonderful job he's done on GreyMatter. Just thought I'd mention...
posted by hanseugene on Jan 18, 2001 - 10 comments

Why Blogger Empowers Mindless Nits.

Why Blogger Empowers Mindless Nits.
posted by capt.crackpipe on Jan 12, 2001 - 40 comments

LiveJournal's "Paid Accounts" model

LiveJournal's "Paid Accounts" model might be the route that Pyra wants to take with Blogger. I don't know much about LiveJournal's features as compared with Blogger, but they certainly have thought out their revenue model. Does anyone know anything about LiveJournal?
posted by jmcnally on Jan 8, 2001 - 9 comments

"Ante up!"

"Ante up!" Say the good folks at Pyra, as Blogger goes to telethon mode and asks for New Server donations. And they really suckered me in, too, because sufficient donations yield free stickers!
posted by anildash on Jan 2, 2001 - 139 comments

Has Christopher Kempa really passed away?

Has Christopher Kempa really passed away? If so, I will certainly miss one of the best blogs around.
posted by metacomet28 on Nov 29, 2000 - 3 comments

Jason

Jason put up a link to the New Yorker article that mentions himself, Meg, Pyra, EV, etc. It also mentions MetaFilter and myself. I find this funny in a way, all of of these people that never would have known anything about each other are all interconnected. Why? Because Ev and Meg started Pyra. Because I read an article about the original Pyra app. Which led me to Blogger. Which led to Ev, Meg, Pb, MetaFilter... whcih led to Kottke, Haughey, etc. Ahhh the good old days
posted by monkeyboy on Nov 21, 2000 - 36 comments

Day without Weblogs

Day without Weblogs is coming up. Blogger linked it on the front page. I have not been able to post anything through Blogger today, So today is my official observance of the event. You taking part? Is Metafilter? Day without Metafilter would really hurt.
posted by thirteen on Nov 20, 2000 - 16 comments

Weblogs..

Weblogs.. Personal ones. Who has them, who reads them? Purely out of interest - personal not community ones. Do you have one? You don't have to tell us the address. Why do you have one? Does your friend have one? Do you read it? Have you ever thought about making one? And lastly, do you find them interesting?
posted by justnobody on Sep 2, 2000 - 18 comments

Pyra - a company built to flip?

Pyra - a company built to flip? Sippey makes the most important statement and one that I have posted here before... Both Blogger, and Pyra are great products but where is the BUSINESS MODEL. Matt do not censor this please... it is a very valid point whether you like it or not...
posted by efader on May 2, 2000 - 47 comments

The report is in. To think, there are 999 other blogs other than this one. Eerie, eh?
posted by Lasara on Apr 15, 2000 - 1 comment

What's going on at blogger today?

What's going on at blogger today? The damn thing goes down more than anyone i've ever dated.
posted by milhous on Apr 13, 2000 - 19 comments

Blogger: The relaunch verdict?

Blogger: The relaunch verdict? Blogger.com relauched their site with a funky new look and still more kewl features, do they still rock? I had teething troubles in getting the remote editing to work. But after all that, it now works and in my opinion of course Blogger still rocks!
posted by williamtry on Mar 12, 2000 - 20 comments


This guy gets in pissing contest with that guy, then this guy's new widget looks a lot like these folks' widget (at least that's what this other guy says). And now these folks give that guy a job.
I love the web! (Just not for the right reasons)
posted by wendell on Feb 17, 2000 - 40 comments

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