Tuesday, July 13, 2010

BLOGOSPHERE TIMELINE

I have been busy in my new teaching job.It's been a while i have not been in teaching world.Though I am busy for a new job, yet i try to read books, or magazines. Here's my new inquiry : BLOGOSPHERE TIMELINE.

* December 1997 : Weblog coined as term for online journal " web log "

* April - May 1999 : Shortened to " blog "

* April 1999 : LiveJournal Born

* August 1999 : Blogger launched by Pyra Labs

* October 2001 : Movable Typed launched

* 2001 : Drupal to open source

* February 2003 : Google acquires Blogger

* May 2003 : WordPress 0.7 released

* October 2003 : TypePad launched

* November 2002 : Technorati launched

* April - May 2004 : Tris starts his first blog

* January 2005 : LiveJournal purchased by Six Apart

* January 2005 : Fortune names : " Eight Bloggers You Shouldn't Ignore "

* January 2005 : First " Business Blogging Summit "

* August 2005 : WordPress.com opened to private testing

* December 2006 : Time names " You " person of the year because of rise of blogs.

* December 2007 : Six Apart sells LiveJournal to SUP

* December 2007 : MOavable Type released as open source

from the book of : " Tris Hussey "

So, I'm reading Tris Husseys' book right now.He was one of Canada's first professional bloggers.The author of thousand of posts and articles on scial media, blogging and technology,he was named one of Vancouver's top 20 social media people.He is a speaker,teacher,charter memebr of Proffessional Bloggers Association, and social media consultant.