What is a Weblog?
You might be asking yourself, what the heck is a weblog? It is an odd term and we take no credit for developing it. That credit goes to Jorn Barger. To answer your question in simple terms, weblogs are Web sites that are continually updated, pointing to articles elsewhere on the Web, usually accompanied by user comments. Weblogs are one of the hottest trends on the Internet today.
learn more about weblogs
A number of weblogs feature great articles detailing the development of weblogs. We have linked to them here for your reading.
- Weblogs.com History of Weblogs
- rebecca's pocket weblogs: a history and perspective
- Cameron Barrett's Anatomy of a WebLog
- Dan Gillmor The Whys and Hows of Weblogs
Want to see other great weblogs? Look no further than this list.
- Dave Winer's Scripting News
- J.D. Lasica
- Doc Searls
- Adam Curry
- Dan Gillmor's eJournal
- Jason Kottke
weblogs in the news
As mentioned above, weblogs are one of the hottest trends on the Internet today. The media started paying serious attention to weblogs following the events of September 11, 2001. J.D. Lasica is compiling a list of media coverage relating to Weblogs and the News: Where News, Journalism and Weblogs Intersect
Originally posted: Sat Nov 10 2001 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)