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A Longitudinal Analysis of Weblogs: 2003-2004

Language Networks on LiveJournal

Adolescent Diary Weblogs and the Unseen Audience

Conversations in the Blogosphere: An Analysis "from the Bottom Up". Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38) Best Paper Nominee.

Weblogs as a bridging genre

Bridging the Gap: A Genre Analysis of Weblogs. Winner of the 2004 EduBlog Awards as best paper.

Common Visual Design Elements of Weblogs

Women and Children Last: The Discursive Construction of Weblogs

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The Performativity of Naming: Adolescent Weblog Names as Metaphor

Buxom Girls and Boys in Baseball Hats: Adolescent Avatars in Graphical Chat Spaces

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Last Updated November 22, 2005.

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New books are added but reading status is rarely accurate.

March 16, 2006

A question to Movable Type users

Is trackback working properly on your MT blogs? I'm curious, you see on this blog there hasn't been a non-recursive or recursive trackback registered since November 2005. When I check other sources I see that posts are being cited but that citation isn't registering as a trackback. Of course I get a couple of hundred spam trackbacks a day since the change to DreamHost, I can't use htaccess files on their servicers. If trackback isn't working properly on the latest MT upgrades then I may just shut it off. What do you think?

Posted by prolurkr at March 16, 2006 09:08 AM

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I've been able to use .htaccess on Dreamhost. See for my most-recent anti-comment-tb-spam file using mod_security. As far as Dreamhost and Trackback goes... the signal-to-spam ratio was so bad, I simply disabled it. I think people just aren't using Trackback - another technology swamped and killed by spammers.

Posted by: pjm at March 16, 2006 11:40 AM

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