Today's slice of blogspace. Daypop
September 4, 2001 12:09 AM   Subscribe

Today's slice of blogspace. Daypop searches news sites and weblogs on a daily basis.
posted by otherchaz (7 comments total)
The joke's been made before, but this site sounds like metametafilter. Y'know, a few more sites like this, that index multiple blogs, and you'll have to create another level that searches blogs that index the blogs that collect information from around the web. I wonder how deeply recursive we could go with this... ?
posted by hincandenza at 12:35 AM on September 4, 2001

i'm pretty sure google will have a blog search option in the advanced section sometime soon. "please enter inane rant and click search"
posted by semper at 2:09 AM on September 4, 2001

Is there a categorised blog list anywhere? Topic specifc, like yahoo. If not, why not?
posted by Atom Heart Mother at 3:22 AM on September 4, 2001

blogs by subjcet:
- eatonweb portal with 2765 weblogs today or
- bloghop with currently 8928 blogs
- the Google directory contains some topic folders for blogs
posted by alex63 at 5:26 AM on September 4, 2001

And then there's Blogstart, of course. (by Zannah)
posted by milov at 11:05 AM on September 4, 2001

Bummer they don't seem to index the blog portion of the code, they're merely scraping whole pages. If I search for my URLs, I find results in sidebar links on others' sites, which isn't as interesting if it was searching the posts for those URLs (people talking about or linking my sites).

I hope Blogdex or or someone else gets this right someday -- someone needs to create a central service that scrapes content between timestamps, so no interface links or navigation links, just the stuff in posts. It could be a central place to search Blogger blogs, greymatter blogs, and home-rolled CMS blogs, for timely info and links.

Blogger returned the search page finally, but it doesn't seem to be searching for URLs very well. Also, since a lot of people have moved off Blogger for other services, you don't get to search any of their sites.
posted by mathowie at 12:25 PM on September 4, 2001

It's very fast.
posted by rushmc at 7:59 PM on September 4, 2001

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