microblog

[ mahy-kroh-blawg, ‐blog ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌblɔg, ‐ˌblɒg /
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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.

noun

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

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Origin of microblog

First recorded in 2005–10; micro- + blog

OTHER WORDS FROM microblog

mi·cro·blog·ger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for microblog

microblog
/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌblɒɡ) /

noun

a blog in which there is a limitation on the length of individual postings

Derived forms of microblog

microblogger , nounmicroblogging , noun
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