- 180+ new blogs in 2010.
- Video of 50+ bloggers telling us what got them into blogging.
- Lebanon Aggregator got a new look in June 2010
- Many Bloggers have been featured in Communicate and Arabad several times this year.
- Articles about bloggers emerged in several online news streams & blogs: NowLebanon.com, GIGAlb.com, Weekly Round-Ups from Plus961, Analysis from Ninar, Bloggers Face-Off by Chanty
- Downloadable manual about the Lebanese Blogosphere (Arabic)
- 18 Blogs have been selected as Blog of the week in 2010.
- Some bloggers were invited to several events to cover them or simply to just be there and enjoy them
- Around 25 bloggers supported the "Lebanese Language Festival" that took place on June 26, by blogging in the Arabic language.
- Dozens of Lebanese Bloggers united under one name in order to cover the Lebanese Municipal Elections "LeBloggers".
- Several Bloggers were featured on TV on different occasions.
- Some bloggers turned Blog into Book, e.g. Joumana Medlej, Maya Zankoul, etc...
- Bloggers help lead a campaign against the proposed unaccepted ICT law.
- Bloggers unite in matters of justice.
- Bloggers express criticism when it comes to some advertising glitches here and there.
- Blog Action Day 2010 - Water as theme. Bloggers express their concern.
- There are more than 420 Blogs now on LebanonAggregator.com, of which 5% blog in Arabic
- More than 90% of the blogs featured on LebanonAggregator.com blog in English.
- Many emerging Art blogs in Photography, Illustration, Design, Literature, Music, Calligraphy, Web Comic, etc... and others in Cooking, Games, Technology, Marketing and Sports. So they're no longer only restricted to Social and Political anymore.
- Some bloggers turned their Artwork into merchandise for sale, e.g. Viola and Cedarseed
- Not new in 2010 but something that was and still is, Global Voices Lebanon
The blogosphere is really on the rise, submissions of new blogs are taking place every day now. I wish all the bloggers the will and inspiration to keep blogging, in hope that soon, the active ones of us can unite together and possibly work on making our voices heard in important matters that concern Lebanon, like the Internet for example, and its crappy status.
I wish you a Happy 2011, and to more projects, to more quality blogs, and to more blogging. We are the new media, let's make ourselves a go-to reference.