BLOGS A Presentation by Sankhadeep Das.  B.Tech-3  Examination,2008.  Roll-91/CSE/ No:060012.
What is a Blog ? <ul><ul><li>Blog  is  short  for “ weblog”. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A “ what’s new ” website is freque...
Blogs- Origin <ul><li>roots lie in the online diary. </li></ul><ul><li>early weblogs were manually updated components of c...
Blog – Contains <ul><li>philosophical musings </li></ul><ul><li>commentary on Internet </li></ul><ul><li>social issues </l...
Blog -   Types <ul><li>Classification is done mainly based on the type of content and the way the content is delivered or ...
 
Blog – Types (Contd.) <ul><li>Corporate blogs </li></ul><ul><li>- relevant to business. </li></ul><ul><li>- used internall...
 
Blog – Types ( Contd.) <ul><li>By media type </li></ul><ul><li>can be </li></ul><ul><li>- a vlog ( video blog ). </li></ul...
Blog – Types (Contd.) <ul><li>By device </li></ul><ul><li>- defined by the type of device used to  </li></ul><ul><li>compo...
Blog – How does it work ? <ul><li>Bloggers enter posts into a blogging application , add  </li></ul><ul><li>formatting and...
Blog – How does it work ?(Contd.) <ul><li>Visitors can read postings , submit comments , </li></ul><ul><li>find blog entri...
Blog Search Engines – What are they? <ul><li>Blog search   engines  help you find blogs on  the web on whatever topics you...
Blog Search Engines (Contd.) <ul><li>Research community is working on going beyond simple keyword search, by inventing new...
Blog – Benefits <ul><li>engage people in knowledge sharing ,  </li></ul><ul><li>reflection , debate and dedicated readersh...
Blogs – in Education <ul><li>increasingly accepted instructional technology tool </li></ul><ul><li>offers students , facul...
Use of RSS Feeds <ul><li>RSS pushes your content to users. </li></ul><ul><li>makes blog content accessible through </li></...
Blog - Downsides <ul><li>Can include biased and inaccurate information </li></ul><ul><li>highly volatile – bloggers can ed...
Blog – Where it is today <ul><li>Blogs are proliferating at an exponential rate. </li></ul><ul><li>over 50 million people ...
Free Blog sites: <ul><li>Blogger (  http://www.blogger.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Blog-city ( http://www.blog-city.com ) </li...
Sources <ul><li>Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Whatis_com </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger.com </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Thank  you ! </li></ul>
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  1. 1. BLOGS A Presentation by Sankhadeep Das. B.Tech-3 Examination,2008. Roll-91/CSE/ No:060012.
  2. 2. What is a Blog ? <ul><ul><li>Blog is short for “ weblog”. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A “ what’s new ” website is frequently updated. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Blog is whatever you want it to be .There are millions of them , in all shapes and sizes , and there are no real rules. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Blogs- Origin <ul><li>roots lie in the online diary. </li></ul><ul><li>early weblogs were manually updated components of common websites. </li></ul><ul><li>evolution of tools to facilitate the production and maintenance of web articles posted in reverse chronological order. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Blog – Contains <ul><li>philosophical musings </li></ul><ul><li>commentary on Internet </li></ul><ul><li>social issues </li></ul><ul><li>and links to other sites the author favors </li></ul>
  5. 5. Blog - Types <ul><li>Classification is done mainly based on the type of content and the way the content is delivered or written .They are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- traditional , most common. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- on-going diary or commentary by an individual. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- can have a sentimental quality. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Blog – Types (Contd.) <ul><li>Corporate blogs </li></ul><ul><li>- relevant to business. </li></ul><ul><li>- used internally to enhance the communication </li></ul><ul><li>and culture in a corporation. </li></ul><ul><li>- used externally for marketing , branding, </li></ul><ul><li>public relations purposes. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Blog – Types ( Contd.) <ul><li>By media type </li></ul><ul><li>can be </li></ul><ul><li>- a vlog ( video blog ). </li></ul><ul><li>- a linklog. </li></ul><ul><li>- photoblog. </li></ul>
  8. 10. Blog – Types (Contd.) <ul><li>By device </li></ul><ul><li>- defined by the type of device used to </li></ul><ul><li>compose it. </li></ul><ul><li>- example moblog ( blog written by a mobile </li></ul><ul><li>device) </li></ul><ul><li>and many more. </li></ul>
  9. 11. Blog – How does it work ? <ul><li>Bloggers enter posts into a blogging application , add </li></ul><ul><li>formatting and hyperlinks and save the post. </li></ul><ul><li>The application adds the entry to the blog , making </li></ul><ul><li>the content available online and alerting users who </li></ul><ul><li>have subscribed to that’s blog’s content. </li></ul><ul><li>Entries include text , hyperlinks , images and multimedia. </li></ul>
  10. 12. Blog – How does it work ?(Contd.) <ul><li>Visitors can read postings , submit comments , </li></ul><ul><li>find blog entries by date and search the site </li></ul><ul><li>by keyword. </li></ul><ul><li>Through linking commenting and feedback </li></ul><ul><li>good ideas spread rapidly through the informal network of blogs (the “blogosphere”) while unpopular ideas are ignored. </li></ul>
  11. 13. Blog Search Engines – What are they? <ul><li>Blog search engines help you find blogs on the web on whatever topics you would like to explore. Technorati , which is among the most popular blog search engines, provides current information on both popular searches and tags used to categorize blog postings . </li></ul>
  12. 14. Blog Search Engines (Contd.) <ul><li>Research community is working on going beyond simple keyword search, by inventing news ways to navigate through huge amounts of information present in the blogosphere </li></ul>
  13. 15. Blog – Benefits <ul><li>engage people in knowledge sharing , </li></ul><ul><li>reflection , debate and dedicated readership </li></ul><ul><li>simplicity of creating and maintaining </li></ul><ul><li>open discussions can be published almost </li></ul><ul><li>immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>no HTML , XML knowledge required </li></ul>
  14. 16. Blogs – in Education <ul><li>increasingly accepted instructional technology tool </li></ul><ul><li>offers students , faculty and staff a high level </li></ul><ul><li>of autonomy while creating a new opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>for interaction with peers. </li></ul><ul><li>provides a forum for discussion that goes beyond coursework </li></ul>
  15. 17. Use of RSS Feeds <ul><li>RSS pushes your content to users. </li></ul><ul><li>makes blog content accessible through </li></ul><ul><li>newsreaders , allowing bloggers to increase </li></ul><ul><li>the sharing of this information among </li></ul><ul><li>interested individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>acts as a gateway to news and blog content. </li></ul>
  16. 18. Blog - Downsides <ul><li>Can include biased and inaccurate information </li></ul><ul><li>highly volatile – bloggers can edit or delete posts </li></ul><ul><li>difficult to archive or index </li></ul><ul><li>bloggers may release proprietary or confidential information </li></ul>
  17. 19. Blog – Where it is today <ul><li>Blogs are proliferating at an exponential rate. </li></ul><ul><li>over 50 million people are blogging today. </li></ul><ul><li>they continue to benefit from several years </li></ul><ul><li>of experimentation and evolution. </li></ul>
  18. 20. Free Blog sites: <ul><li>Blogger ( http://www.blogger.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Blog-city ( http://www.blog-city.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Pitas.com ( http://www.pitas.com ) </li></ul>
  19. 21. Sources <ul><li>Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Whatis_com </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.educause.edu </li></ul>
  20. 22. <ul><li>Thank you ! </li></ul>
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