Worst Blogs Online & Why Technorati Likes Them

technorati loveThere are good blogs, and there are bad blogs. In an ideal world, all the bad blogs would just go away and no one would ever read them, and all the good blogs – the ones with great design and even better content – would float to the top and thrive.

Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world. And any blog, good or bad, has the same chance of making it onto the Technorati Top 100. Unfortunately, Technorati doesn’t actually judge the socially redeeming value of a blog; it only gauges popularity, so dumb blogs make it onto the list all the time. Here are a few that have made the list despite their banality.

Balloon Juice

Really? You couldn’t come up with a better name than Balloon Juice? Anyway, this blog completely sucks. It’s just the rantings of a pop-political commenter wannabe. Actually it’s less ranting and more just quoting news stories and adding a few extra words that are supposed to make us angry, depressed, etc. Blah, blah, blah. No real value here.

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