With Twitter and Facebook getting all the attention these days, are people still blogging?
Blogging is still a younger person's phenomenon, with more than 53 percent of bloggers in the 21 - 35 age group. Teens comprise 20 percent, and the 36 - 50 group makes up just under 20 percent. My age group, the 51-plus, is only seven percent.
The report notes that many of the 21 - 35 group grew up during the "blogging revolution" that took off around seven years ago.
Men and women are evenly split as bloggers, with women outnumbering men by about a percent.
California has the biggest number of bloggers in North America, followed by New York, Ontario, Colorado and Texas. The U.S. has, by far, the biggest percentage of bloggers, at 29 percent. Next is the U.K. (6.7 percent), Japan (five percent), Brazil (4.7 percent) and Canada (3.9 percent).
The study found similar breakdowns in the Twitter universe, except U.S. tweeters are much more active than tweeters in other nations.
Here in the U.S., we account for more than half of the tweets worldwide. I suppose that shouldn't be surprising, in this land of fast food, fast news and now, fast talk.