[mahy-kroh-blawg, ‐blog]Digital Technology

verb (used without object), mi·cro·blogged, mi·cro·blog·ging.

to post very short entries, as a brief update or a photo, on a blog or social media website: A lot of people were microblogging during the crisis.


a blog that is smaller than a traditional blog and contains very short entries.

Origin of microblog

First recorded in 2005–10; micro- + blog
Related formsmi·cro·blog·ger, noun
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a blog in which there is a limitation on the length of individual postings
Derived Formsmicroblogger , nounmicroblogging , noun
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