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Technorati: A Disappointment

John Battelle congratulates Technorati:

John Battelle's Searchblog: Technorati's New Groove: A major release for the venerable blog search engine. Why describe all the new features, when they've make a really watchable screencast? Congrats, guys.

But when I use Technorati to search for links in the past two days to http://delong.typepad.com, I get:

Technorati Search: delong.typepad.com: The Emirates Economist 6 hours ago in The Emirates Economist by jbchilton · 62 blogs link here Economics Blog Favorites Arnold Kling Becker-Posner The EclectEcon Econbrowser Economics Blogs (via Brad Delong) Economics Blogs (via NABE) Economics Blogs (via Truck&Barter) Economics Roundtable Greg Mankiw's Blog Knowledge Problem Mahalanobis Marginal Revolution Market...

This is a company that claims to be:

Technorati: About Us: Currently tracking 49.4 million blogs... the recognized authority on what's going on in the world of weblogs.... Technorati tracks the number of links, and the perceived relevance of blogs, as well as the real-time nature of blogging.... [I]t can track the thousands of updates per hour that occur.... Technorati. Who's saying what. Right now.

Yet it finds only one of the perhaps fifteen links made to http://delong.typepad.com in the past 48 hours.

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