mi·​cro·​blog·​ging | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌblȯ-giŋ How to pronounce microblogging (audio) , -ˌblä- \

Definition of microblogging

: blogging done with severe space or size constraints typically by posting frequent brief messages about personal activities

Other Words from microblogging

microblog \ ˈmī-​krō-​ˌblȯg How to pronounce microblogging (audio) , -​ˌbläg \ noun

Examples of microblogging in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To strengthen their case beyond the WHO data, the researchers turned to the Chinese microblogging service Weibo. Wired, 5 Aug. 2022 But the free microblogging platform also comes with an unfollow button. Mythili Devarakonda, USA TODAY, 22 July 2022 More than 50,000 outages of the microblogging site were reported as of 8:30 a.m. ET, according to Downdetector, a site which tracks internet problems. Allison Prang, WSJ, 14 July 2022 The microblogging site has been at loggerheads with the Narendra Modi government for years over content takedown requests. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 6 July 2022 WeChat account was widely shared on the microblogging platform. Rachel Liang, WSJ, 11 May 2022 One of corporate America’s most notable loudmouths has acquired the largest stake in the home of online loudmouths: Twitter, the microblogging platform. Simon Constable, Time, 8 Apr. 2022 The main account for Mr. Hong on Weibo, the Twitter-like microblogging service, has disappeared. Rebecca Feng, WSJ, 3 May 2022 In China, the novels have been top sellers and sparked huge volume of online commentary, some 120 million views on microblogging site Weibo. Patrick Frater, Variety, 27 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of microblogging

2005, in the meaning defined above

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“Microblogging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microblogging. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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