Academics interested in blogging for research-review purposes might want to take notice to some new developments—and debates—happening on the Web.
RSS feed aggregators are quickly becoming more sophisticated. New sites are cropping up, such as the recently-opened beta of Shyfter, which allow users to not only share their feeds, but also discuss specific posts in one place.
Some bloggers have taken issue with those developments. They say that Shyfter benefits from the use of their content and draws away discussion from their own blogs to another site. It makes it harder to track comments to their posts and keep discussion going. (more . . .)