The new tools will show a ‘most blogged stories’ box as a part of the feed that AP’s affiliates receive. An example of the box can be seen in the righthand column of this article.
Technorati has had a similar partnership in place with sites like Newsweek and the Washington Post – but this new deal represents a significant expansion of Technorati’s audience and presence in the traditional mainstream media, along with a significantly expanded local audience for bloggers.
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