Is blogging really so 2004?

I was some what gutted earlier today when i saw a link to a Wired article entitled “Twitter, Flickr, Facebook make Blogs look so 2004”  The reason i’m gutted is that i have only recently (June 08) and i am encouraging others to do the same. I am hoping that it isn’t really the case, as i don’t want to feel that along with fashion, i am at nearly a decade out of date!!

However i completely agree that there are an increase in so called professional bloggers, but who cares, they offer something to the large audience and in my opinion don’t distract people from finding my blog or even thinking that my blog is “professional”, i believe there will always be room for real bloggers sharing real thoughts on real issues.

But, and i couldn’t help finding a legitimate use of the new polling function, i thought i would run a poll to find out what people think in response to this article.

a new poll function in wordpress

I just realised that i now have the ability to use polls from within my blog. There was a red dot on the menu bar and i thought that it was some kind of html error for a moment, so i clicked on it and would you believe it a free poll service (provided you have signed up to their sister site

So here goes my first poll…