In recent years, gossip has proven to be one of the most popular content areas on the Internet with thousands of blogs covering the latest goings-on of the famous and infamous. With Britney Spears continually being one of the most searched for terms every year, the appetite for online celebrity gossip and entertainment news is not likely to ebb anytime soon.
The Perez Hilton blog was one of the first gossip sites to gain widespread notoriety. Written by Mario Lavandeira, the self-proclaimed "Queen of All Media," Perez Hilton has garnered attention for doodling on Hollywood photos and outing gay celebrities. Following on the success of Perez Hilton, AOL created TMZ.com which was then spun out into the TMZ television program. TMZ has gained notice for publishing several exclusives ahead of the printed tabloids. Dlisted, Gawker, and Popsugar are other notable gossip blogs.
With the popularity of individual gossip blogs has come gossip aggregators which get content from various sources or from users. Celeb-o-Matic collects information each hour from all of the top gossip sites so you can see what the blogosphere is talking about at any given moment. Celebuzz combines user-submitted gossip with with an in-house staff of editors.Powered by Sidelines