Using Blogs

Blogs give individuals a platform for publishing ideas, thoughts, information, research, etc. and sharing them with the world. Blogs are easy to create and update and might bring to mind content that is formatted much like a journal.

Similar to other platforms of social media, blogs are heavily centered on interaction and communication between the owner of the page and the visitors.

Blogs are commonly read through RSS readers, which summarize and display blog information.  Bloggers are connected via the ‘blogosphere’.

Two of the most common blogging sites are: