Blogs- a sankhadeeps presentationPresentation Transcript
BLOGS A Presentation by Sankhadeep Das. B.Tech-3 Examination,2008. Roll-91/CSE/ No:060012.
What is a Blog ?
Blog is short for “ weblog”.
A “ what’s new ” website is frequently updated.
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.
roots lie in the online diary.
early weblogs were manually updated components of common websites.
evolution of tools to facilitate the production and maintenance of web articles posted in reverse chronological order.
Blog – Contains
commentary on Internet
and links to other sites the author favors
Blog - Types
Classification is done mainly based on the type of content and the way the content is delivered or written .They are
- traditional , most common.
- on-going diary or commentary by an individual.
- can have a sentimental quality.
Blog – Types (Contd.)
- relevant to business.
- used internally to enhance the communication
and culture in a corporation.
- used externally for marketing , branding,
public relations purposes.
Blog – Types ( Contd.)
By media type
- a vlog ( video blog ).
- a linklog.
Blog – Types (Contd.)
- defined by the type of device used to
- example moblog ( blog written by a mobile
and many more.
Blog – How does it work ?
Bloggers enter posts into a blogging application , add
formatting and hyperlinks and save the post.
The application adds the entry to the blog , making
the content available online and alerting users who
have subscribed to that’s blog’s content.
Entries include text , hyperlinks , images and multimedia.
Blog – How does it work ?(Contd.)
Visitors can read postings , submit comments ,
find blog entries by date and search the site
Through linking commenting and feedback
good ideas spread rapidly through the informal network of blogs (the “blogosphere”) while unpopular ideas are ignored.
Blog Search Engines – What are they?
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 .
Blog Search Engines (Contd.)
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