• It is a shortened form of "web log", which is a term used to describe an online journal. Most blogs are run by a single person or group of persons who post their thoughts on subjects or daily happenings. Blogs cover a very wide range of topics, from technology to politics to religion to education to social issues and everything in between. You can learn more about blogs at:
  • Blog is short for weblog. A weblog is a journal (or newsletter) that is frequently updated and intended for general public consumption. Blogs generally represent the personality of the author or the Web site.
  • its something to write stuff and more stuff...STUFF!
  • The word "Blog" is a slurred contraction of two words. Specifically, "Web Log." A Blog is a web page that someone has put up for general interest type stuff. Consider it an online journal that others can see and read, updated by one or several people as they see fit.
  • A blog (or weblog) is a relatively new type of website, that is characterised by new chuncks of information ('entries') being added a certain times. Usually these chuncks are displayed in reverse order, making the latest addition appear at the top. This structure makes blogs very usefull for keeping internet diaries, news applications, and so on, where the visitor sees the newest entries first. There are many variations and modifications, e.g., blogs that are filled by multiple authors (where they each write their own entries, and the user gets the collaborative overview).
  • It's is short for Web Log, which is a place to express your opinion.
  • A blog, which is short for weblog, is like an online journal that anyone can contribute to. When you update the journal, it is called blogging, and the person who 'controls' the blog is called the blogger.
  • An online journal. You can post stories about yourself or thoughts just like you would in a personal journal. These have become more and more popular with teenagers. The Internet is a very public place and teens need to be reminded of the dangers of posting personal thoughts and information for anyone else to see.
  • Blog is short for Web Log. Hi Santa!
  • It's short for "Web Log". If you say it fast it kindof sounds like "blog". So it stuck.
  • G'day Santa Claus, Thanks for your answer. It is a contraction of weblog. According to Wikipedia," The term "weblog" was coined by Jorn Barger on 17 December 1997. The short form, "blog," was coined by Peter Merholz, who jokingly broke the word weblog into the phrase we blog in the sidebar of his blog in April or May of 1999. This was quickly adopted as both a noun and verb ("to blog," meaning "to edit one's weblog or to post to one's weblog"). I have attached sources for your reference. Regards Wikipedia blog Peterme Archive Jason Kottke Columbia Journalism Review
  • It comes from "Web Log" and is often a kind of web diary. EDIT: corrected it. Woah you people have some big trolls in here.
  • It's a slang word that is a shortened form of "web log".
  • Blog stands for weB LOG. It's a form of an online journal people keep.
  • It is short for "web log".

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