Google Blogoscoped

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Google Blogoscoped
Type of site
OwnerPhilipp Lenssen
Created byPhilipp Lenssen
RegistrationNot required
Current statusIn read-only mode

Google Blogoscoped is a blog authored by Philipp Lenssen.[1] It has been covering the search engine company Google from 2003 to 2011.

It is respected by the company it covers, as it is linked to from Google's official blog as part of the "What We're Reading" section.[2] It is consistently in Technorati's list of the top 100 blogs.[3]

John Battelle includes the website in his 2005 book about Google, The Search.[4]

Books based on information from Google Blogoscoped[edit]

In 2006 Lenssen wrote the book 55 Ways to Have Fun with Google,[1] which is released under a Creative Commons license.[5]

In April 2008, Lenssen wrote the book Google Apps Hacks, presenting hacks, workarounds and undocumented tips for Google Docs, Gmail, Google Calendar and other Google applications.[6]


  1. ^ a b "55 Ways to have fun with Google". ZDNet. 2006-06-01. Retrieved 2013-10-21. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Official Google Blog". Google. Retrieved 2013-01-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Google Blogoscoped on Technorati". Technorati. Archived from the original on 2013-10-21. Retrieved 2013-10-21. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Batelle, John (2006). The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture. ISBN 1-5918-4141-0.
  5. ^ [citation needed]
  6. ^ "Grab a Free Chapter of Google Apps Hacks". Lifehacker. 2008-05-02. Retrieved 2013-10-21. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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