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October 8, 2008

BlogCatalog Launches Social Media Search Engine

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Look out Technorati and Google Blog Search. BlogCatalog is gaining on you.

BlogCatalog.com has just announced the launch of a new “total aggregation search engine” that helps you find anything on their blog directory and social network as well as on more than 20 other social media websites.

For instance, you can select “All Results” above the search box and search for blog herald to get a section-by-section list of BlogCatalog members, BlogCatalog discussions, other slice-and-dice results from BlogCatalog, and (perhaps most interestingly) results from StumbleUpon, Delicious, Twitter and many other popular social bookmarking or social networking sites. read more

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April 30, 2008

BlogCatalog Wants You to Make a Difference

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BlogCatalog continues to grow as a social network for bloggers, but that hasn’t stopped the Website from finding the time to do some good. On May 15, the site, together with Amnesty International is asking Web writers to join their Bloggers Unite For Human Rights campaign.

From showing solidarity with our blogging brothers and sisters who live in places where freedom of expression is regularly suppressed to making people aware about the displacement of people in Darfur, Sudan – here’s your opportunity to do something.

“Amnesty International is thrilled to be a part of Bloggers Unite for Human Rights,” said Larry Cox, executive director of Amnesty International USA. “Bloggers Unite for Human Rights is a great way to harness the power of the Internet to fight injustice and make the world a better place.”

The more bloggers that participate, the better the chances of unknown stories capturing daylight.

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