E-Collaboration Through Blogging

E-Collaboration Through Blogging

Murli Nagasundaram (Boise State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-000-4.ch031
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Abstract

This article is a brief introduction to blogging with its application to e-collaboration. We learn what blogs are, their history and evolution, how they might be categorized and in what manner they could be used to support e-collaboration. We also discuss some issues and concerns regarding blogs.

Key Terms in this Chapter

Technorati: A blogosphere tracking site.

Web Log or Weblog: Expansion of blog.

Blogroll: A list of a blogger’s favorite blogs and listed prominently in his or her blog.

Blogosphere: The entire universe of blogs as well as community of bloggers on the Internet.

E-Collaboration: Collaboration among individuals engaged in a common task using modern networking technologies.

Reviewer: A blog that comments or expands on original content generated elsewhere.

Producer: A blog that creates original content.

Blogspace: Same as blogosphere.

Pointer: A blog that connects readers to content generated elsewhere.

Blogger: An individual who makes postings to one or more blogs. Also the name of the most popular blog hosting service, now owned and operated by Google, Inc.

Blog: A frequently updated, online Web journal (abbreviation of weblog).

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