Every year Web Service Awards asks hundreds of Swedes online randomly about their knowledge about different trends on the internet. In the report coming out in February they have asked people about Mashups for the first time. 32% of the peopled responding have heard of Mashups, compared to 93% for blogging and 81% for RSS. Of the people that knows something about Mashups the level of knowledge is divided like this:
- 7 % had very good knowledge of Mashups
- 13% had good knowledge of Mashups
- 12% had some knowledge of Mashups
Even people that knew nothing about Mashups apparently follows what happens, since 41% are following Mashups. On the other end of the spectrum only 1% of the people responding had acctually implemented and evaluated Mashups (they didn’t ask me, so I have no part of that lonely percentage). I am looking forward to seeing next years Web Service Award numbers, hopefully Mashups have become more mainstream by then.
Richard Gatarski on weconverse.com has a more detailed report on the different questions and answers in the poll.