Microblogging



[mahy-kroh-blaw-ging, ‐blog-ing] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌblɔ gɪŋ, ‐ˌblɒg ɪŋ/

noun, Digital Technology.
1.
the act or practice of posting brief entries on a blog or social-media website:
My parents thought my mania for microblogging would lead nowhere, but I just published a book based on my Twitter feed!
[mahy-kroh-blawg, ‐blog] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌblɔg, ‐ˌblɒg/ Digital Technology
verb (used without object), microblogged, microblogging.
1.
to post very short entries, as a brief update or a photo, on a blog or social-media website:
A lot of people were microblogging during the crisis.
noun
2.
a blog that is smaller than a traditional blog and contains very short entries.
noun

short posts to a personal blog, esp. about happenings of the moment
Examples

Microblogging is often done from one’s cell phone or instant messenger service.
Word Origin

2002
Usage Note

also microblog , n., v.; microblogger , n.
noun

See microblogging

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