Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of microblog.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of microblog.

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Examples

  • Times started these hyperlocal blogs - dubbed in-house as the "microblogs" - they did so by committing two full-time Metro reporters and a Metro editor.

    All Stories | The New York Observer

  • Coverage of the unrest has been minimal in Chinese state media, and censors appear to have blocked or deleted most coverage of Wukan from the Internet inside China, but some reports were still circulating via so-called microblogs such as one run by prominent businessman Wang Gongquan , which has more than one million followers.

    Beijing Set to 'Strike Hard' at Revolt

  • If it isn't some daft descendant of the old 'Speed Racer' series on Saturday morning TV, it's commercials, music videos, video games, text messages, instant messages and, most recently, the rat-a-tat-tat of thoughtlets expressed in microblogs.

    Interpreting Speed Racer's Box Office Failure « FirstShowing.net

  • For many users, the most striking of the new rules requires people using the sites, called microblogs, or weibo in Chinese

    NYT > Home Page

  • "On the Internet, the public can send out something from multiple points and then to other multiple points," Liu added, referring to microblogs.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Because its usefulness is so limited by its messaging format (the idea of microblogs), because the innate incoherence of Twitter is ultimately discombobulating and off-putting to the recipients of the "tweets", and because the self-referential satisfaction that comes from broadcasting to the world the desiderata of one's day is ultimately unsustainable (most people will quickly, if they have a brain, bore themselves to death), the popularity of Twitter is more akin to the superficial and ephemeral popularity of a Pet Rock or a a Beenie Baby than to the enduring impregnation of the culture of truly disruptive technologies such as Windows or the iPhone.

    Peter Schwartz: Microblogging with Shitter - I Mean Twitter

  • In China, social media such as microblogs and instant messaging services, are tightly controlled, to prevent the spread of information the government does not like.

    China's Social Media Used to Find Missing Children

  • Twitter enables users to publish "microblogs" of up to 140 ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • "microblogs" that highlight the most interesting ideas on display.

    Speed:Sport:Life

  • Dell announced today that it has generated more than $6.5 million in sales via Twitter microblogs.

    Past Tech Trends & Products: Technology Live Archive

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