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[mahy-kroh-blaw-ging, ‐blog-ing]
noun Digital Technology.
  1. 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!
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Origin of microblogging


[mahy-kroh-blawg, ‐blog]Digital Technology
verb (used without object), mi·cro·blogged, mi·cro·blog·ging.
  1. 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.
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  1. 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
Related formsmi·cro·blog·ger, noun
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  1. a blog in which there is a limitation on the length of individual postings
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Derived Formsmicroblogger , nounmicroblogging , noun
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