[uf-discuss] 2 billion hCards! gathering material for a
"microformats.org turns 5" blog post
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Wed Jul 7 15:53:08 PDT 2010
On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 19:18 -0700, Tantek Çelik wrote:
> According to Yahoo! Search Monkey, there are now over 2 billion hCards
> on the web:
> This is perhaps due to a few fairly large recent deployments:
> * BrightKite.com - all venues and user profiles have hCard (millions)
> * Gravatar - all profiles now have hCards (millions) - used on
> WordPress.com etc.
> Some additional recent news:
> * microformats has 94% marketshare compared to alternatives (e.g.
> RDFa) according to Google (announced at the Semantic Technology
> - http://www.readwriteweb.com/images/richsnippets_june10b.jpg
> I'm collecting these into material for "microformats.org turns 5" blog
> post - additional suggestions welcome!
I'm not sure about exact numbers, but a StatusNet instance (e.g.,
http://identi.ca/ ), has hCards for all users and groups. It includes
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