The blogosphere, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is all of the blogs on the internet collected as a whole. It’s the community of bloggers all over the world, sharing their thoughts, speaking their minds out, giving the world their two cents through the fastest and most convenient way: the Internet. These bloggers have helped others, in and out of their community, gain insights and new knowledge through their blogs. Not only that, they have also gained new friends through these blogs, with people who share the same hobbies, tastes and opinions.
Here is a list of some of the bloggers that can be found here in WordPress.
- Personal: This is the broadest category and includes blogs about personal topics like politics, music, family, travel, health, you name it.
- Business: Professionals ranging from realtors to lawyers and stock brokers are using WordPress to share their expertise, and companies have discovered the power of blogs to personally engage with their customers.
- Schools: WordPress is a great way for teachers and students to collaborate on classroom projects.
- Non-profits: Foundations, charities, and human rights groups find our blogs to be great tools to raise awareness and money for their causes.
- Politics: Members of parliament, political parties, government agencies, and activists using our blogs to connect with their constituencies.
- Military: Members of the military blog to report what they see happening in various parts of the world and to stay in touch with their families.
- Private: Some people make their blogs private to share photos and information within families, companies, or schools.
- Sports: We’ve got teams, athletes, and fans using blogs to express and share their passion for various sports.
- How-to, tips and reviews: There are lots of blogs that share tips and reviews about cooking, games, music, books, movies, and so on.
With the fast development of the Internet and technology, it’s not surprising how fast this community grows. There are still so much more blogging communities that are slowly growing and surely developing. It will only take little time for them to start sprouting.
Since it’s been rainy for quite a while now, I thought I could share a new word I learned recently.
Petrichor – A pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of warm, dry weather. The word is constructed from Greek, petros, meaning ‘stone’ + ichor, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology.
I personally often hit the snooze button on my phone when I wake up every morning. But I always did wonder if I really am getting more sleep when I do this. And thanks to this, I found out the answer.
Should You Use The SNOOZE Button?