What does Microblog mean?

A microblog is a type of blog in which users can post small pieces of digital content like pictures, video or audio on the Internet. These posts, called microposts, are immediately available to a small community or public. It differs from a blog due to its smaller content. Micoblogging is highly popular among users due to its portability and immediacy.

Microblogs are incorporated in different websites. Most microblog platforms require users to log in, although some allow social login. In a microblog, the posts are brief and are often restricted by number of characters. Most often, the entries in a microblog are one or two sentences, image or video links or a link to an article. The posts can be received or sent using different computing devices, such as smartphones. One of the most popular microblogging sites on the Internet is Twitter.

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