A blog or weblog is a kind of website published on the World Wide Web which is updated regularly. An article published on blog is called a post. Generally the homepage of blog consists of posts or links to these posts which are typically displayed in order such that the most recent post appears first.
Blogs are updated and maintained by a single individual called blogger or a group of bloggers. Blog having multiple authors is called multi-author blog(MAB). A blog is generally themed on a single subject or multiple correlated subjects.
Microblogging is a type of blogging, which features very short posts. Many organizations provides free platform to create blogs. WordPress.com are Blogger.com are the most famous free blog hosting services. Blogs are so famous that various blog search engines have emerged.
Fact: The term “blog” was coined by Peter Merholz in 1999, and the term “weblog” was coined by Jorn Barger on 17 December 1997.