Technorati , the popular blog search engine now has been re-launched as beta , some changes took place and some features disappeared from old Technorati. Since new Technorati is still in beta, any one can see the relevant blog content they are looking very easily.
Changes in Technorati
Till now Technorati Authority has been based on six months of blogosphere data, now its changed to less than month. The new algorithm which rewards bloggers based on posting frequency, linking to other blogs , context and other data inputs. Technorati will show which blogs are rising and falling in authority with mentioning the change.
Technorati introduces Topical Authority which is limited to specific categories .
Search results in Technorati will now appear better when compared to old algorithm. You can see more relevant results appearing in search of Technorati.
Blogger can publish articles on Technorati
Bloggers can publish their original articles on Technorati and can drive huge traffic and back links . Any blogger can join Technorati media and write article for them. Its another way to show your writing skills to wide range of audience.
The features gone for now from Technorati
1. Technorati charts and API which are not exists now in Technorati and will be back later.
2. The widgets any blogger added like “favorite the blog on technorati” may remain or will disappear permanently. New widgets from technorati are coming soon which you can place on blogs.
3. S.technorati.com has been moved technorati.com/search.
4. Watch lists and some RSS feeds are gone.
Searching for my blog or for other blogs in technorati not produced any results either. You can check your Technorati authority and rank by signing into it.