75,000 bloggers in the Philippines?
A recent post here by Duncan of the Blog Herald indicated that Philippine bloggers account for 75,000 of over a 100 Million bloggers world wide.
His sources include LiveJournal which accounted for about 33,012 bloggers based on their LJ profile. I am very apprehensive with this number as it is too high in my opinion. Based on the numbers and rate of participation in PinoyBlog.com and PinoyTopBlogs.com, I would peg the number to just around just 20,000 to 25,000 tops (that’s just over 10 times of PinoyBlog.com membership). The numbers that LJ gave would be a running total, not active ones and we all know that we’ve had several blogs created before we got to what have today. (Mine alone was 6 blogs prior to this.)
Ok, there’s MySpace, LiveJournal, BlogSome, Friendster Blogs, i.PH, MSN Spaces and the hosted blogs but we can’t account all of them as being really active.
I believe we can do some more accurate count around here. And that is on the way.