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Justin Hall, who began personal blogging in 1994 while a student at Swarthmore College, is generally recognized as one of the earlier bloggers, on their web site from 1996.
Daily Net News ran links and daily reviews of new websites, mostly in Australia.
is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries ("posts").
Posts are typically displayed in reverse chronological order, so that the most recent post appears first, at the top of the web page.
From 14 June 1993, Mosaic Communications Corporation maintained their "What’s New" list of new websites, updated daily and archived monthly.
The page was accessible by a special "What's New" button in the Mosaic web browser.
The emergence and growth of blogs in the late 1990s coincided with the advent of web publishing tools that facilitated the posting of content by non-technical users who did not have much experience with HTML or computer programming.
Until 2009, blogs were usually the work of a single individual, occasionally of a small group, and often covered a single subject or topic.
In the 2010s, "multi-author blogs" (MABs) have developed, with posts written by large numbers of authors and sometimes professionally edited.
MABs from newspapers, other media outlets, universities, think tanks, advocacy groups, and similar institutions account for an increasing quantity of blog traffic.
The rise of Twitter and other "microblogging" systems helps integrate MABs and single-author blogs into the news media.