Who Wrote First Blog?

By VisionwizTeam at December 13, 2010 | 5:59 pm | Print

Who Wrote First Blog?

Are you running a blog? Have you ever thought about who wrote first blog or who discovered this blogging platform first? Do you know blogging history? At start then blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video.

Who invented or discovered blogs first is not clear exactly because different sources talks about different names.But still Justin Hall’s name came at all sources so he can be considered as first blogger.

Well, majority considered that Justin Hall was the first blogger.In December, 2004,New York Times Magazine referred to him as “the founding father of personal blogging.

History Of Blogging:

The term “weblog” was coined by Jorn Barger[4] on 17 December 1997. The short form, “blog,” was coined by Peter Merholz, who jokingly broke the word weblog into the phrase we blog in the sidebar of his blog Peterme.com in April or May 1999. Shortly thereafter, Evan Williams at Pyra Labs used “blog” as both a noun and verb (“to blog,” meaning “to edit one’s weblog or to post to one’s weblog”) and devised the term “blogger” in connection with Pyra Labs’ Blogger product, leading to the popularization of the terms.(w)

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