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Follow That Blog!
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  • 1. Follow that Blog! A Guide to Keeping up with Blogs, News and Tweets with Free Resources Kel Karpinski December 12, 2011
  • 2. <ul><li>What is a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>short for &quot;web-log&quot; or &quot;weblog&quot; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>coined by Jorn Barger in 1997 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>blog coined by Peter Merholz in 1999 when he split weblog to read &quot;We blog&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>OED says &quot;A frequently updated web site consisting of personal observations, excerpts from other sources, etc., typically run by a single person, and usually with hyperlinks to other sites; an online journal or diary&quot; </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>So what is RSS then? </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;RDF Site Summary&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>commonly referred to as &quot;Really Simple Syndication&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feed is a way of providing online content that is frequently updated such as news or blogs </li></ul><ul><li>the information in a RSS feed gets published once but can be viewed by many different programs </li></ul>
  • 4. You can tell if a blog or website has an RSS feed by looking for this icon
  • 5. Or sometimes... it'll look like this or this
  • 6. <ul><li>Blog readers </li></ul><ul><li>(also called RSS aggregators or feed readers) </li></ul><ul><li>collect all of your blogs, news and sometimes even tweets in one location </li></ul><ul><li>automatically updates so you don't have to manually check each website </li></ul>
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  • 9. Google Reader www.google.com/reader
  • 10. www.my.yahoo.com
  • 11. www.netvibes.com
  • 12. Any questions?
  • 13. Thank you!

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