Blogs being advertised on Japanese TV

Filed as General on August 31, 2005 1:49 am

by Duncan

Joi Ito writes on the Japanese blog boom.

“There are now television ads about blogs. The other day I heard a radio commercial where they read out the URL, but added that you could post comments and send trackbacks. Yes. Trackbacks. …. It wasn’t even a geek site. I think everyone here is finally jumping on the bandwagon.”

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  1. By WiLL Garcia posted on August 31, 2005 at 4:09 am
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    I guess that’s how japanese people treat great ideas. With a lot of exposure. Hope it doesn’t make blogging a fad.

    Anyway, Just bloghopping… have a nice day :)
    BA~~261

  2. By Jazzyjoe posted on August 31, 2005 at 8:56 am
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    I think that is a really cool development. Japan seems to set the standard in technology. Blogs are really growing on the web, with many earning a very good income. As blogs continue to grow, I believe you will see the same thing on american television.

    jazzyjoe
    entertainment-download.com

  3. By Hidden Nook posted on August 31, 2005 at 6:15 pm
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    What if they have infomercials just about what “a blog site can do for you?”

    ;)