New developments from internet giant Google ignited the blogosphere last week, making the company the No. 1 topic for the week of April 16-20, 2012, according to the New Media Index from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
The New Media Index has repeatedly found that bloggers tend to be excited by tech news, much of which is generated by the industry leaders. And last week marks the seventh time in 16 weeks this year that Google has registered among the top five stories for bloggers.
The upcoming release of Google Drive, a cloud drive like the popular Dropbox, became the primary focus of conversation last week. Google Drive will provide users of Mac, Windows, Android and iOS with 5GB of space for free. Bloggers also responded to design changes coming to Google+.
Read the full report, Some Google News Captures Bloggers’ Attention, on the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism website.