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Material for a "microformats.org turns 5" blog post - additional suggestions welcome!
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Material for a "microformats.org turns 5" blog post - it's live:
  
== 2 billion hCards ==
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http://microformats.org/2010/07/08/microformats-org-at-5-hcards-rich-snippets
  
According to Yahoo! Search Monkey, there are now over 2 billion hCards on the web:
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== 2 billion pages with hCards ==
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According to Yahoo! Search Monkey, there are now over 2 billion pages with hCards on the web:
  
 
http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=searchmonkey%3Acom.yahoo.page.uf.hcard
 
http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=searchmonkey%3Acom.yahoo.page.uf.hcard
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* Gravatar - all profiles now have hCards (millions) - used on WordPress.com etc.
 
* Gravatar - all profiles now have hCards (millions) - used on WordPress.com etc.
  
== 94% marketshare ==
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There's also been a notable very useful deployment from 37 Signals:
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* 37 Signals have added hCards to Basecamp:
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** http://answers.37signals.com/basecamp/556-any-chance-of-adding-hcards
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Thanks to Jeremy Keith's help!
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* StatusNet platform uses hCards for all users and groups (Example instance: http://identi.ca/ ). Also uses representative hCards where appropriate. I'm not sure about exact numbers --[[User:Csarven|Sarven Capadisli]] 22:51, 7 July 2010 (UTC)
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== 94% of rich snippet markup ==
  
 
Some additional recent news:
 
Some additional recent news:
* microformats has 94% marketshare compared to alternatives (e.g. RDFa) according to Google (announced at the Semantic Technology conference)
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* microformats has 94% marketshare compared to alternatives (e.g. RDFa) for rich snippet markup according to Google (announced at the Semantic Technology conference)
 
** http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/google_semantic_web_push_rich_snippets_usage_grow.php
 
** http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/google_semantic_web_push_rich_snippets_usage_grow.php
 
** http://www.readwriteweb.com/images/richsnippets_june10b.jpg
 
** http://www.readwriteweb.com/images/richsnippets_june10b.jpg
  
== add more ==
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== see also ==
 
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* [[history]]
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Latest revision as of 22:47, 14 July 2010

Material for a "microformats.org turns 5" blog post - it's live:

http://microformats.org/2010/07/08/microformats-org-at-5-hcards-rich-snippets

2 billion pages with hCards

According to Yahoo! Search Monkey, there are now over 2 billion pages with hCards on the web:

http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=searchmonkey%3Acom.yahoo.page.uf.hcard

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.

There's also been a notable very useful deployment from 37 Signals:

Thanks to Jeremy Keith's help!

  • StatusNet platform uses hCards for all users and groups (Example instance: http://identi.ca/ ). Also uses representative hCards where appropriate. I'm not sure about exact numbers --Sarven Capadisli 22:51, 7 July 2010 (UTC)

94% of rich snippet markup

Some additional recent news:

see also