What is a blog?
Blog is short for “weblog” and is an online facility similar to keeping a diary or journal. Entries in a blog are called ‘posts’ and these are displayed in chronological order. A blog can have one or multiple authors and readers of the blog may be allowed to make comments.
What can blogs be used for?
You can use it for any number of activities, whether it’s a personal blog allowing you to keep an online diary to a group blog where users can share their experiences/ideas. Blogs are increasingly being used in education for developing communities, group work or as e-portfolios.