Types of Blogging Personal blogs Personal blogs Corporate and organizational blogsBy genreBy media typeBy deviceMost blogs are primarily textual, although some focus on art (artlog), photographs (photoblog), sketches (sketchblog), videos (vlog), music (MP3 blog), and audio (podcasting). Micro-blogging is another type of blogging
Where did it come from? Bulletin Board Systems (BBS) Digital communities such as Usenet Online Services such as Bix, Genie, CompuServe email lists 1990’s, internet forum software like WebEx created conversation “threads” Online diaries 1994, Justin Hall at Swarthmore College Dave Winer’s Scripting News Sousveillance
How does it work? As of December 2007, blog search engine Technorati was tracking more than 112 million blogs. Blogging employs different technologies. Microblogging sites such as Twitter use systems similar to text messaging, while Itunes allows Podcasting as an audio blog format, and the standard " Blogspot style can run on simple HTML. Blogging has been enormously influential, changing the way businesses are managed, news is analyzed, and affecting the way other systems are designed. Gmail, for instance, is a blog inspired email server.
Birthplace of 2.0 Blogging has continued to grow in prominence with the mass media, particularly since "Rathergate's" occurence. Blogs gain prominence by cultivating followers. This is usually done by being an active participant in the blogging community.
Popular Opinion By 2004, blogs have become mainstream Used by politicians, businesses and news agencies to shape public opinion Even countries got involved! Israel was the first national government to set up a blog.
New Media Class and Blogging We like it! Many use as journal Most everyone agrees that Twitter is “silly”
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