Lesson 1:
Introduction to Blogs
What is a Blog?
The Technical Definition
What is a Blog?
 A web application which contains
 periodic time-stamped posts on a
 common webpage.

 These posts are oft...
What is a Blog?
The Social Definition
What is a Blog?
 A blog is a personal diary, a daily
 pulpit, a collaborative space,
 a political soapbox, a breaking-news...
What is a Blog?
 “Your blog is whatever you want it to be.”


   That means the social definition of
   a blog is still ev...
Why do we blog?
 -   it’s an outlet
 -   an exercise
 -   an alternative form of communication/media
 -   engage in social...
Why do you blog?


Check the “Why we blog?” podcast
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    1. 1. Lesson 1: Introduction to Blogs
    2. 2. What is a Blog? The Technical Definition
    3. 3. What is a Blog? A web application which contains periodic time-stamped posts on a common webpage. These posts are often but not necessarily in reverse chronological order. Such a website would typically be accessible to any Internet user.
    4. 4. What is a Blog? The Social Definition
    5. 5. What is a Blog? A blog is a personal diary, a daily pulpit, a collaborative space, a political soapbox, a breaking-news outlet, a collection of links or even your own private thoughts.
    6. 6. What is a Blog? “Your blog is whatever you want it to be.” That means the social definition of a blog is still evolving, shaped by the millions of bloggers that create new content for the web.
    7. 7. Why do we blog? - it’s an outlet - an exercise - an alternative form of communication/media - engage in social conversation - it levels the playing field - to leverage our influence - for transparency - adds personal touch / human face
    8. 8. Why do you blog? Check the “Why we blog?” podcast
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