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Number of Blogs:
181 million (Nov. 2010)
Possible Uses for Blogs:
How Does it Work?
A blog, short for weblog, is a type of website that consists of commentary and other content (such as pictures, video, and links) that a user posts periodically. Each blog entry is called a “post.” Blogs are typically in a reverse-chronological, journal-type format and can focus on any subject or range of subjects. You can update a blog as often as you choose and most blogging sites are simple to navigate and update. Most blogs allow for commenting by readers, however this is a feature the blog administrator can choose to have or not have.
hackers who commit a computer crime to communicate a socially or politically motivated message.
amount of data sent and received by visitors to a Website, Webpage, or social media site.
a blogging platform.
a blogging platform.
relating to a very specific and often small community. This community may be geographically or virtually defined.
to transfer data to a computer or device from a larger computer system or the Internet; the opposite of upload.
an Internet Protocol (IP) Address is a unique numerical label assigned to all devices that are connected to the Internet. Because the number is unique to a device, it can be used to locate a device that has engaged in certain activity on the Internet.
a hardware and/or software architecture that serves as a base.
content, in any format, placed on a website or the act of publishing content on a website.
a blogging platform also known as Blogspot or someone who blogs.
the second generation of the World Wide Web focused on shareable, user-generated content, rather than static Web pages. Some use this term interchangeably with social media.
refers to blogs and blog interactions on the Internet.
a facial expression represented by a combination of punctuation, symbols, or letters used to indicate emotion.
a list of blogs that a blogger might recommend by providing a list of links on their site.
process or set of rules used to perform a task; algorithms are used to generate online search results and other online procedures.
a category of Internet-based resources that integrate user-generated content and user participation. This includes, but is not limited to, social networking sites (Facebook, MySpace), microblogging sites (Twitter), photo- and video-sharing sites (Flickr, YouTube), wikis (Wikipedia), blogs, and news sites (Digg, Reddit).
ISP stands for Internet Service Provider, a company that offers customers access to the Internet.
label attached to Web content, such as a blog post, to indicate what content is about; tags are also used in HTML coding to format text.
a small block of content that a site can provide to users for implementing on a blog or website. Widgets have a specific purpose such as showing weather forecasts, stock quotes, or news updates.
commonly referred to as links, hyperlinks allow users to move to other portions of a webpage or document, or to a new webpage or document. A hyperlink is typically activated by clicking on highlighted or different color text or an image.
a self-published diary or commentary on a particular topic that may allow visitors to post responses, reactions, or comments. The term is short for “Web log.”
Search Engine Optimization (SEO):
the process of improving the visibility of a website or webpage in search results.
a social media dashboard that allows users to set up team collaboration; schedule updates to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Wordpress, and other social media sites; as well as track trends and conduct searches across social media platforms.
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25 percent of Instagram users upload more than three pictures.
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