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What is the difference between a "blog" and a "journal"?

I know I am a traitor to my generation (heck, I would rather get a letter than an e-mail any day), but Internet lingo has never been my forte. Indeed, I am not even certain I know exactly what a blog is. I thought it was the same thing as the "Journal" section on this site, but apparently I was mistaken.

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KarmicChild

Asked by KarmicChild at 2:14 PM on May. 2, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Really?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:41 PM on May. 2, 2010

  • The term "blog" is short for "web log" - which is an internet journal. You can set privacy levels, like on cafemom journals. The journals here are just here really, a blog you can link to other places, etc. I have a blog, I do not use the journal feature here.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on May. 2, 2010

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