Social netrics

Kaleboel figures for insignificant reasons in an academic paper by Fernando Tricas-García and Juan Julián Merelo-Guervós. The Spanish-speaking Blogosphere: Towards the Powerlaw? (PDF) introduces a spider-based tool developed by the authors, the Blogómetro, and includes the following interesting comment:

We have the feeling that Spanish bloggers do not link so often and frequently as they should and, maybe, we are loosing topics because no links are provided.

There’s a lot of good stuff on Tricas-García’s site, including a link to the PhD Blues, which concludes that knowledge is loneliness.

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  1. Thanks for the link ;)
    Do you realize that if you put a post in, let’s say, German or Frech you’ll get the record?

    Nice site!

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