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CIS 1103 - Introduction to Computing: Blogs

What is a "Blog"?

A "blog" is an online diary or journal. A "blogger" is someone who creates a blog. The term "blog" is an abbreviation of the term "web log".

Blogs are user generated and the entries are usually displayed in reverse chronological order. While blogs were originally used as personal diaries, more and more individuals and groups are using them to provide commentary on news and specific topics. Typically, blogs contain text, pictures and links to other blogs and websites.

Another important feature of blogs is that readers are often able to leave comments on a particular entry in that blog.

(What is a "Blog"? was created at Tyndale University.  Permission to use was given by Mark Mueller.)

"Blogging" tools

The following is a list of links to some of the popular blogging tools on the internet.

("Blogging" tools was created at Tyndale University.  Permission to use was given by Mark Mueller.)