Technorati VP of engineering: Sifting through Splogs

Technorati VP of engineering: Sifting through Splogs

Summary: Dorion Carroll, vice president of engineering for Technorati, discusses the challenges inherent in trying to index the growing blogosphere. Because the company grew right along with it, they were able to evolve defenses, like keywords and posting heuristics, against the onslaught of spam blogs.

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  • Technorati cuts off foreign blogs

    Technorati has announced that blogs written in a language different from English will be no more supported by their service. A consistent and valuable piece of blogosphere is disappearing from their index. See <a href="http://lindipendente.splinder.com/post/22086553/Technorati%3A+the+War+of+Languag">Technorati: the War of Languages</a>.
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