Asked in BloggingHistory
What is the history of blogs?
September 30, 2009 1:23AM
Blogs began at the beginning of the internet age, so around the
1990's. This was when online diaries were just starting to become
popular. The term 'weblog' was coined by Jorn Barger, and then
split up to 'we blog', then shortened to the contraction 'blog' by
Evan Williams. The blog was just another type of web software that
was more customizeable and viewable than an online diary, so the
blog scored a smashing hit with the internet age and its
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