microblogging

noun mi·cro·blog·ging \ ˈmī-krō-ˌblȯ-giŋ , -ˌblä- \
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of microblogging

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

microblog

play \-ˌblȯg, -ˌbläg\ noun

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First Known Use of microblogging

2005


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