Technorati got a facelift this morning, and I caught it in the process. Before 5am (PST) all got was a white blank page. A little after 5am, the new Technorati came up:
I haven’t used it enough to decide if I like it or not, only have initial impressions. Search is different: now you have to use a pull-down menu to sleect between blog posts, tags, or blogs. Access to the “ping” buttons on the front page is definitely helpful. Once you click on your own blog, you get some additional useful information, like who has you as favorite, charts showing your traffic history, posts per day ..etc.
I’m sure David Sifry will post a detailed list of the changes later today David Sifry posted details of the upgrade, including a video.
What’s your first impression? If you can’t see the poll box in your feed, here’s a direct link.