A blog is often a mixture of what is happening in a person's
life and what is happening on the Web, a kind of hybrid diary/guide
site, although there are as many unique types of blogs as
there are people. People maintained blogs long before the
term was coined, but the trend gained momentum with the introduction
of automated published systems, most notably Blogger at blogger.com.
Thousands of people use services such as Blogger to simplify
and accelerate the publishing process. Blogs are alternatively
called web logs or weblogs. However, "blog" seems less likely
to cause confusion, as "web log" can also mean a server's
A weblog, or simply a blog, is a website which contains
periodic, reverse chronologically ordered posts on a common
webpage. Such a web site would typically be accessible to
any Internet user. Part of the reason "blog" was coined and
commonly accepted into use is the fact that in saying "blog",
confusion with server log is avoided. Individual posts (which
taken together are the blog or weblog) either share a particular
theme, or a single or small group of authors.
n.) Short for Web log, a blog is a Web page that serves
as a publicly accessible personal journal for an individual.
Typically updated daily, blogs often reflect the personality
of the author.
(v.) To author a Web log. Other forms: Blogger (a person who
a personal Web site that provides updated headlines and news
articles of other sites that are of interest to the user,
also may include journal entries, commentaries and recommendations
compiled by the user; also written web log, Weblog; also called
A weblog, or simply a blog, is a website which contains periodic,
reverse chronologically ordered posts on a common webpage.
Such a web site would typically be accessible to any Internet
user. Part of the reason "blog" was coined and commonly accepted
into use is the fact that in saying "blog", confusion with
server log is avoided. Blogs run from individual diaries to
arms of political campaigns, media programs and corporations,
and from one occasional author to having large communities
of writers. (source ... wikipedia)
A weblog is a hierarchy of text, images, media objects and
data, arranged chronologically, that can be viewed in an HTML
browser. (source ... harvard)
Blog is short for weblog. A weblog is a journal that is frequently
updated and intended for general public consumption. Blogs
generally represent the personality of the author or the Web
site. Blogs have common elements: updated frequently (usually
daily); informal; grouped by date with links to archives of
older posts; informative and/or inspiring (the good ones);
frequently linked to other sites that inspired the blog; and
addictive for those who blog. The author of a blog is often
referred to as a blogger. When we add an entry to our blogs,
we may often say we blogged today.
(source ... BloggerForum)
Short for weblog. A meandering, blatantly uninteresting online
diary that gives the author the illusion that people are interested
in their stupid, pathetic life.
(source ... UrbanDictionary)