Signs of life at Six Apart again

posted by Jason Kottke Mar 30, 2004

Signs of life at Six Apart again. About fricking time...the silence from all these weblog companies (*cough* Kinja *cough*) is weird and stupid.

Reader comments

ArielMar 30, 2004 at 1:00PM

"Weird and stupid" -- amen. Several times over the last year I've been struck by the irony of such silence from companies that make sharing news and information so easy...regardless: this is a great start.

MattMar 30, 2004 at 1:07PM

I heard the open-source blogging thing might take off. Complete transparancy and all.

hosenpantsMar 30, 2004 at 2:30PM

Mayhaps the weblog companies are too busy making connections on blogster or publishsterkutin or whatever new layer of the onion is passing for being social these days.

Can anyone recommend a blog about publishing blogs that let me publish?

Is blog the new Push?

GregMar 30, 2004 at 3:34PM

Nothing is the new push. It was a bad idea that just needs to die.

somedudeMar 30, 2004 at 10:51PM

Use blogging to show the company's identity? It is interesting this is something Six Apart did not initially do. Does this say something about corporate blogging (vs. personal blogging)?

danMar 31, 2004 at 2:59AM

I don't believe kinja is really a company. I think of it more as a logo.

JosephMar 31, 2004 at 4:12AM

Oh, but what a logo! Honeycomb. Helvetica. Black. Orange. Implicit bees. Implicit ninjas.

I break out in hives just contemplating it.

PaulMar 31, 2004 at 9:26AM

There's an article on corporate blogging in this month's Fast Company, with a few online extras as well.

HarryMar 31, 2004 at 9:15PM

There isn't much value in blogging except for spreading paranoia and propaganda. All the top-weighed blogs in all these blog-rating sites are involved in amplifying their propaganda and spreading paranoia. No consumer goods company in good standing wants to be part of either.

CheapsterApr 01, 2004 at 12:39AM

Can someone explain that post to me? Either it's late, or it didn't say much.

ericApr 05, 2004 at 3:45PM

It was propaganda. What do you expect?

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