Microbloggingwikipedia
Microblogging is an online broadcast medium that exists as a specific form of blogging.
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Blog

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Microblogging is an online broadcast medium that exists as a specific form of blogging.
The rise of Twitter and other "microblogging" systems helps integrate MABs and single-author blogs into the news media.

Tumblr

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However, by 2006 and 2007, the term microblog was used more widely for services provided by established sites like Tumblr and Twitter. Among the most notable services are Twitter, Tumblr, FriendFeed, Plurk, Jaiku and identi.ca.
Tumblr (stylized as tumblr) is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007, and owned by Oath Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.

FriendFeed

Among the most notable services are Twitter, Tumblr, FriendFeed, Plurk, Jaiku and identi.ca.
FriendFeed was a real-time feed aggregator that consolidated updates from social media and social networking websites, social bookmarking websites, blogs and microblogging updates, as well as any type of RSS/Atom feed.

Plurk

Among the most notable services are Twitter, Tumblr, FriendFeed, Plurk, Jaiku and identi.ca.
Plurk is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send updates (otherwise known as plurks) through short messages or links, which can be up to 360 text characters in length (as of December 28, 2016, immediately prior to which the limit was 210, which was increased from the original limit of 140).

Jaiku

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Among the most notable services are Twitter, Tumblr, FriendFeed, Plurk, Jaiku and identi.ca.
Jaiku was a social networking, micro-blogging and lifestreaming service comparable to Twitter.

Pownce

Pownce, developed by Digg founder Kevin Rose among others, integrated microblogging with file sharing and event invitations.
Pownce was a free social networking and micro-blogging site started by Internet entrepreneurs Kevin Rose, Leah Culver, and Daniel Burka.

Google Buzz

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Other leading social networking websites Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Diaspora*, JudgIt, Yahoo Pulse, Google Buzz, Google+ and XING, also have their own microblogging feature, better known as "status updates".
Google Buzz was a social networking, microblogging and messaging tool that was developed by Google and integrated into their web-based email program, Gmail.

Sina Weibo

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The users use Chinese weibo services such as Sina Weibo and Tencent Weibo.
Sina Weibo is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website.

Microblogging in China

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The users use Chinese weibo services such as Sina Weibo and Tencent Weibo.
Weibo is the Chinese word for "microblog".

Ping.fm

Services such as Lifestream and SnapChat will aggregate microblogs from multiple social networks into a single list, while other services, such as Ping.fm, will send out your microblog to multiple social networks.
Ping.fm was an advertising-supported social networking and micro-blogging web service that enabled users to post to multiple social networks simultaneously.

Identi.ca

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Among the most notable services are Twitter, Tumblr, FriendFeed, Plurk, Jaiku and identi.ca.
identi.ca is a free and open source social networking and micro-blogging service based on the pump.io software, using the Activity Streams protocol.

Tencent Weibo

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The users use Chinese weibo services such as Sina Weibo and Tencent Weibo.
Tencent Weibo is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website launched by Tencent in April 2010, and is still currently under beta testing.

Comparison of microblogging services

The tables below compare general and technical information for some notable active microblogging services and social network services that have status updates.

GNU social

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GNU social (previously known as StatusNet and once known as Laconica ) is a free and open source software microblogging server written in PHP that implements the OStatus standard for interoperation between installations.

Micro.blog

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micro.blog is a microblogging and social networking service created by Manton Reece.

Kevin Rose

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Pownce, developed by Digg founder Kevin Rose among others, integrated microblogging with file sharing and event invitations.
On June 27, 2007, Rose launched a micro-blogging site called Pownce, which was acquired on December 1, 2008 and shut down on December 15, 2008 by blogging company Six Apart.

Liveblogging

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Live blogging is a derivative of microblogging that generates a continuous feed on a specific web page.
Incorporative of microblogs (which are continuously updated but are also used widely as a short-form liveblogging platform), a liveblog is a single post which is constantly updated by one or more authors (usually on-location correspondents) with up-to-the-minute logs of the goings-on, and are usually performed during specific types of events rather than as regular features.

Mastodon (software)

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Mastodon has microblogging features similar to Twitter.

Tout (company)

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Tout is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and view 15-second videos, known as "touts".

Soup.io

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Soup.io is an Austrian social networking and microblogging site.

Heello

Heello was an online social networking service and microblogging service launched in August 2011, and owned and operated by Heello Inc. Heello enabled its users to send and read text-based posts and to share pictures and videos.

Internet censorship in China

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Foreign microblogging services like Twitter, Facebook, Plurk, and Google+ are censored in China.
(Although the government and media often use microblogging service Sina Weibo to spread ideas and monitor corruption, it is also supervised and self-censored by 700 Sina censors.

Finger protocol

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In the Finger protocol, the .project and .plan files are sometimes used for status updates similar to microblogging.
Often this file (maintained by the user) contains either useful information about the user's current activities, similar to micro-blogging, or alternatively all manner of humor.

Linklog

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A tumblelog is a quick and dirty stream of consciousness, a bit like a remaindered links style linklog but with more than just links.
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