What is a blog or a web blog?

Here are some definition of "blog"/"web blog"

"From "Web log." A blog is basically a journal that is available on the web. The activity of updating a blog is "blogging" and someone who keeps a blog is a "blogger".

"Blogs are typically updated daily using software that allows people with little or no technical background to update and maintain the blog. Postings on a blog are always arranged in chronological order with the most recent additions featured most prominently."

"A blog ( a blend of the term web log) is a type or part of a website. Blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. Blog can also be used a verb meaning to maintain or add content to a blog."

Types of Blogs

Most blogs are primarily textual, but there are different types of blogs according to its contents:

  • Art Blogs- primarily focus on art
  • Photo Blogs- photographs
  • Vlog- video blogging
  • MP3 blog- music
  • Podcastiong- audio
  • Microblogging- type of blogging which features very short posts usually 140 character message e.g Twitter.