Wednesday, April 11, 2007

History of Blogging

Blogging is really a great revolution for the people who wanted to post their thoughts without edited. When computer was invented nobody thought this industry will grow to this enormous height. Actually to say computer is like convergence of all technology present today. From education, data management, security forces to all levels it is now being like a daily life. The concept of blogging has caught the head of millions and it started with a great bang. With just a few mouse clicks you are connected to the whole world. Then share your opinions, comments, posts make the blogging world full of new thoughts, new ideas and new energy to live life.

Once I had read that if the industry of car making has developed at the pace of today's computer industry then now car could be bought more cheaper than a bicycle and would be faster than a jet plane.

This line itself tells the significance of this great technology. So I salute it for the convenience it has created in our lives. BIG THUMBS UP TO YOU!

Here is a brief timeline of the history of blogging:

Dawn of Internet Time: Tim Berners-Lee at CERN begins keeping a list of all new sites as they come online.

June 1993: NCSA's oldest archived What's New list of sites.

June 1993: Netscape begins running it's What's New! list of sites.

Jan 1994: Justin Hall launches Justin's Home Page which would become Links from the Underground.

April 1997: Dave Winer launches Scripting News. His company, Userland, will release Frontier, Manila and Radio Userland, all website and blog content software.

Sept 1997 Slashdot launches their news for nerds.

Dec 1997: Jorn Barger coins the term web log.

November 1998: Cameron Barrett publishes the first list of blog sites on Camworld.

Early 1999: Peter Merholz coins the term blog after announcing he was going to pronounce web blogs as "wee-blog". This was then shortened to blog.

Early 1999: Brigitte Eaton starts the first portal devoted to blogs with about 50 listings.

July 1999: Metafilter's earliest archives.

July 1999: Pitas launches the first free build your own blog web tool.

August 1999: Pyra releases Blogger which becomes the most popular web based blogging tool to date, and popularizes blogging with mainstream Internet users.

News Source:

Some of the useful links:

Ten Tips of Blogging

Ten Tips For A Better Weblog

Blogging for Beginners

15 Blogging Tips For 2007


Blogger archana said...

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April 12, 2007 7:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ho ta ni...bloggin is not so old..but also it has gain populairty very fast. thanks for comment.

April 12, 2007 10:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Loved reading this! Its really nice to read about blogging.

April 12, 2007 2:20 PM  
Blogger Ashish Lohorung Rai said...

thanks ujjwal ji for commenting..and do keep on ...happy blogging

April 12, 2007 2:51 PM  
Blogger Raj Shrestha said...

Dear Mr .Rai
This is my first time on your blog,But really your writing is excellent...Keep on and nice entry on blogging History...HAppy new year ....

April 13, 2007 9:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

dear raj ji, really happy to read that. and happy new year to u as well.

April 13, 2007 11:14 AM  
Blogger BlogGossipCorner said...

Daer Ashish,
here is a site :Blog Gossip Corner

Dishing the Dirt: Gossips just about Nepali Bloggers
Gossips and only gossips.

You will love to read these gossips.


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