blog·o·sphere | \ˈblä-gə-ˌsfir \

Definition of blogosphere 

: all of the blogs or bloggers on the Internet regarded collectively Online political debate is not known for its subtlety—the blogosphere rewards the loudest voices and the brashest opinions.— Ana Marie Cox

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blogospheric \ˌblä-gə-ˈsfir-ik \ adjective

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Commentators across the tech blogosphere and the burgeoning dev communities across Twitter and Reddit have come out for and against the acquisition — and because this is the internet, there’s also been plenty of memes. Shoshana Wodinsky, The Verge, "Microsoft buying GitHub has led to some extremely nerdy memes," 5 June 2018 Since the Daily Wire first reported the story it's made its way through the conservative blogosphere. Charles Rabin, miamiherald, "Cheesecake Factory says it suspended employees for mocking black customer's MAGA hat | Miami Herald," 15 May 2018 To show off the collection, Kris graced the YouTube blogosphere for the first time ever on Sunday via a 24-minute makeup tutorial with none other than one Patrick Starrr. Kristin Corpuz, Teen Vogue, "Kris Jenner Appears in Patrick Starrr YouTube Beauty Tutorial for Kris Cosmetics," 14 May 2018 Suddenly the blogosphere lit up, and Alpha Omega was in the spotlight. Timothy J. Burger, Town & Country, "The Side Business Devin Nunes and Donald Trump Have in Common," 17 Apr. 2017 As the Apple blogosphere has noted, the Music Videos remodel was supposed to be included in iOS 11.3, meaning its full-on release should be arriving soon. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Apple Music Updates App to Spotlight Popular, Curated Videos," 29 Mar. 2018 But perhaps the Nobel Peace Prize committee has succeeded in pro-actively promoting peace—in joining the hands of America’s liberal and conservative blogosphere. Newsweek, "Amazing Photos of Bioluminescent Phytoplankton," 14 Mar. 2018 The blogosphere’s literati have been abuzz about the betting odds published by British bookmakers Ladbrokes. Newsweek, "Amazing Photos of Bioluminescent Phytoplankton," 14 Mar. 2018 Greenwald and his allies in the nascent left-wing blogosphere emerged to push back. Simon Van Zuylen-wood, Daily Intelligencer, "Does This Man Know More Than Robert Mueller?," 21 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of blogosphere

1999, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blogosphere

blog entry 1 + -o- + -sphere

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: all of the blogs or bloggers on the Internet thought of as a group

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