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Useful Social Network => Blog => Topic started by: Amanullah Sarker on September 26, 2018, 10:08:45 PM

Title: What is a blog?
Post by: Amanullah Sarker on September 26, 2018, 10:08:45 PM
'Blog' is short for 'web log' – basically an online diary or journal created by someone to record in writing their thoughts, feelings or views on a specific subject or on life in general.

Usually appearing in chronological order, with the most recent post at the top, a blog can be informative, amusing and often contentious (and sometimes quite tedious). It can contain photographs, cartoons or just text.

It can also have links to other websites or blogs – either ones on similar subjects or ones that are just liked by the blogger and recommended to anyone interested.

Many bloggers invite, even positively encourage, readers to leave a comment about their blog posts, which can then be seen by anyone visiting the site. This interactive, fast-changing approach makes it a fascinating mode of expression and one that's increasingly popular. It's believed that, in early 2011, there were more than 150 million public blogs on the internet.

A blog’s key features and benefits:

Written By: Debbie Brixey (a Digital Unite tutor based in south London).