are used to record, share, interact with readers in the internet. In research, it has been applied to generate qualitative data including observation, notes, reflections, stories and reports. The term "weblog" was coined by Jorn Barger on December 17, 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 Peterme.com in April or May 1999. Shortly thereafter, Evan Williams at Pyra Labs used "blog" as both a noun and verb ("to blog", meaning "to edit one's weblog or to post to one's weblog") and devised the term "blogger" in connection with Pyra Labs' Blogger product, leading to the popularization of the terms.
WordPress – great for powerful, fully customizable blogs.
Wix – perfect for combining a blog with a website.
Squarespace – stunning blog designs and images.
Weebly – number one for building a blog quickly and easily.
Blogger – good choice for a very basic blog.
Tumblr – ideal for sharing short-form, clickable content.
Strikingly – best for simple, stylish, one-page blogs.
SITE123 – great if you need a helping hand building a blog.
Personal blogs is an ongoing online diary or commentary written by an individual, rather than a corporation or organization.
Group blogs include posts that are written and published by more than one author, based around a single uniting theme, such as technology, education or entertainment.
Microblogs is a portable communication mode with small pieces of digital content—which could be text, pictures, links, short videos, or other media—on the Internet. Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and WeiBo.
Institutional blogs for business or not-for-profit organization or government purposes. Blogs used internally, and only available to employees via an Intranet are called corporate blogs. Companies and other organizations also use external, publicly accessible blogs for marketing, branding, or public relations purposes, denominated organizational blogs.
Aggregated blogs are the collection of aggregation of selected feeds on specific topic, product or service to provide combined view for its readers. This allows readers to concentrate on reading instead of searching for quality on-topic content and managing subscriptions.
Several blog search engines have been used to search blog contents, such as