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The Independent View: What’s up with Wikio?

This month there has been an earthquake in the Wikio Political Blog Rankings Top 50; almost a third of the sites have moved by more than 20 places, and roughly another fifth by more than 10 places. There are plenty of new entrants, and quite a number of sites seem to have simply “tanked” in this list.

Mark Pack asked if there had been a change in the algorithm this month, so I’ve done this guest post. The answer is that yes, the algorithm has been “tweaked”, in Wikio’s words. The main tweak seems to …

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Wikio’s top blogs in the UK: September ’09

Those lovely people at Wikio have emailed The Voice with their list^ of the top blogs in the UK in June 2009.

(Lib Dem blogger Jennie Rigg has already published the list of top 30 politics blogs: below is the full list for all blogs, though there’s considerable overlap between the two owing to the dominance of politics blogs in Wikio’s weightings.)

1 Iain Dale’s Diary (=)
2 Guy Fawkes’ blog (=)
3 Liberal Conspiracy (=)
4 Liberal Democrat Voice (+1)
5 Labourlist (-1)
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Wikio’s top blogs in the UK: June ’09

Those lovely people at Wikio have emailed The Voice with their list^ of the top blogs in the UK in June 2009.

(Lib Dem blogger Jennie Rigg has already published the list of top 30 politics blogs: below is the full list for all blogs, though there’s considerable overlap between the two owing to the dominance of politics blogs in Wikio’s weightings.)

1 Iain Dale’s Diary
2 Guy Fawkes’ blog
3 Liberal Conspiracy
4 Labourlist
5 Blah! Blah! Technology
6 politicalbetting.com
7 Liberal Democrat Voice
8 Dizzy Thinks
9 Harry’s Place
10 Old Holborn
11 Tom Harris MP
12 imran.ali
13 Telegraph Blogs – Daniel Hannan
14 ConservativeHome’s ToryDiary
15 Labourhome
16 Tory Bear
17 The Devil’s Kitchen
18 Bloggerheads
19 Bad Science
20 Mr Eugenides
21 Chicken Yoghurt
22 Stumbling and Mumbling
23 Archbishop Cranmer
24 TalkCarswell.com
25 normblog
26 UKPolling Report
27 Charlotte Gore Blog
28 John Redwood’s Diary
29 Nick Robinson’s Newslog
30 Craig Murray

Ranking by Wikio.

^ Here’s the Wikio explanation of their ratings:

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