17 February, 2015
What Andrew Sullivan's exit says about the future of blogging - Vox
What Andrew Sullivan's exit says about the future of blogging - Vox: The first is that, at this moment in the media, scale means social traffic. Links from other bloggers — the original currency of the blogosphere, and the one that drove its collaborative, conversational nature — just don't deliver the numbers that Facebook does. But blogging is a conversation, and conversations don't go viral. People share things their friends will understand, not things that you need to have read six other posts to understand.