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The Evolution Of The Blogger

THE BLOGGER EVOLUTION OF THE In the dark ages of the eacly 199os, Intermet users sought to make their stamp on intemet history by fonging a new type of voyeurism and narcissism In 1994 the blog was bon, and since then, human interaction has never been the same. ONLINE DIARY The modem blogger evohed from early online diaries and threads in the 1990s. Forum members would often keep a BLIEVE running online account of their | day to day activities. THE ORIGINATOR In January 1994, Justin Hall a student at Swarthmore University created the firnt blog Justin's links From the Underground, Anew ern of self initiated documentation began. WEB + LOG = Jom Barger is the apparent originator of the tem eblog, inspired from the term logging the web' He was later accused of being a homeless vagrant. The beard may have something to do with that. PETER MERHOLZ In an act of sheer laziness that will shape the course of human events for centuries to cote Peter Merholz shortens weblog to blog in order for it to ftin the side bar of his online diary, EMO BLOGGER A prehistoric ancestor to the present day hipster, emo-bloggers found comfort and solace in online diaries such us Livelournal. There they could emote for hours on end about the tortures of being a middle-class I teenager. ANGRY BLOGGER Early forms of blogs fell into several categories. Bloggers, such as the Misanthropic Binch, came onto the scene, amed with their web softwan, salty language, and an all consuming anger about, well, leverything OBSESSIVE BLOGGER OCD TRAVEL BLOGGER |This subspeclaly of bloggers included those who were passionately interested in a singular area or topic, and sought to find other bloggers who carried similar affections POLITICAL BLOGGER From Angry Bloggers evoled a species of political bloggers Political bloggers quickly gained power and respect through their eritical eye and savvy ability to research Eg "Trent Lott Scandal This began the evolution of specialty, or theme blogs, such is those on blogspot. ACTIVIST FOOD BLOGGER BLOGGER TECH BLOGGER GREEN APPLE FAN BOY BLOGGER Most noted for their ability to post photos of secret apple techinology A more recent evolution bas been the hipster blogger. GAMING BLOGGER MEME BLOGGER ART & DESIGN BLOGGER FASHION BLOGGER D.I.Y FAIL BLOGGER A rndionctive mutation caused some groups of tech bloggers to become meme bloggers. They are known to cepost images and internet colloquislistms. Ala Mantha Stewart |Also includes Stret fashion, runway fashion land trash fashlon. CELEBRITY GOSSIP BLOGGER From these types of blogs came the creation of new Iblog forms A hybrid of hipster and meme bloggers, gossip bloggers emerged as trash-talking money makers PHOTOBLOG VLOG G LINKLOG NEXT GENERATION SPAM BOT The nest generstion of bloggers is believed to be the micro blogging bloggers. These bloggers, mostly seen on Twitter, have taken what old bloggers would say in 12.000 words and condensed it down to 140 charocters of emotion. COMPANY BLOGGER BLOGGER Don't be fooled by the cuddly exterior, these robots are armed and dangerous, Their sole purpose is to repost links and koywoeds Based on the proven succeis of blogging as an industry and platform, companies are incressingly entering the space to promote their products services and leaders, While many tend to promote entremely pro brand messages, there are a number of modem company blogs which are aloo the source of original and useful content.

The Evolution Of The Blogger

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Blogging is a phenomena that has developed since the invention of the internet and the digitalization of society. A blogger is one who manages a blog and bloggers come from all walks of life and all ...


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