National Geographic News says that bloggers tend to have friends in their same geographic region.
They base this on the list of friends at Live Journal.
I question this because my husband has “friends” on something like LJ and most of them are people he has photographed, or friends of theirs. Which means they have to be someone within his area. So I wonder if the same thing is happening at LJ.
I’m not sure what you are trying to say here. If my friends on LJ are local, then that is a reason bloggers have friends locally, not a counter argument that they don’t have local friends.
A counter argument would be that “friends” on LJ may not be real friends.
But I also find that most of the bloggers I really know are the ones local to me because I’m more likely to meet them in real life.