[ mahy-kroh-blaw-ging, ‐blog-ing ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌblɔ gɪŋ, ‐ˌblɒg ɪŋ /

noun Digital Technology.

the act or practice of posting brief entries on a blog or social media website: My parents thought my mania for microblogging would lead nowhere, but I just published a book based on my Twitter feed!

Origin of microblogging

Definition for microblogging (2 of 2)

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


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

/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌblɒɡ) /


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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