Blogs are online journals that are updated frequently, sometimes even daily. Each post is usually quite short, perhaps just a few sentences to a few pages as much as you like and readers can often respond to an entry online. Blogging is a very easy way to communicate and is now very popular way of communication, most people who write blogs are commonly called bloggers, many people follow blogs that they have enjoyed reading to they can read other blogs publishes by the same writer. Blogs can be used for social networking, news sites and also information streaming and discussion forums depending on what the blogger prefers. News sites are usually more up to date with the news as they can be updated at any time! Information streaming is very handy and it’s easy to find quick information and interesting facts. Social networking sites are used to socialise, its easy to find someone with the same interest by reading there blogs, you can find people from all over the world and make new friends. Discussion forums are mostly used to discuss opinions and to state thoughts you have on things and see what other people think. Blogging is now a very popular hobby to many people, blogging can be used on many sites including Bebo, Twitter, My space etc. These socialising networks are mostly used for socialising blogs or information streaming. These sites have become very popular to blogging s it can be more personalised and its easier to use if you already have one of these sites! The origin of blogging is often argued about what blogging actually is but in the 90s internet forum software such as web ex created running conversations with topical connections between messages and this is how blogging became popular, the modern blog came from the online diary where people wrote about there personal lives and blogging came on from there.