2005 - The Year Of The Blog

Posted on Thursday, December 29 2005 @ 16:45 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The TechZone looks back at the year of blogging.

Blogging really isn't new. One of the blog pioneers is Justin Hall who started his personal blog in 1994 before it even had a name. In December 1997 John Barger coined the name weblog. Peter Merholz in early 1999 shortened the phrase to today's term blog. Few of the blogs are business/product oriented. In fact, the blogs that get the most attention and traffic are daily news and politics oriented. The majority of blogs though are personal, more like an online diary of your day-to-day experiences. Read on over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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