Here is where you can add specific research about Blogger, too!
Let's do it aspect of EDUCATION.
The present condition of Korean's blog using
In Korea, a service called 'cyworld' came into the spotlight ahead of blog. 'Cyworld' is similar to blog, but it has unique features. It can post one's contents easily like a blog, but it's more personal. So it's hard to make social opinion. But this personal character of 'cyworld' made a blog as a public media. In accordance with a development of portal site and UCC, a circulation of contents became fluent and fast. It helped blog to grow 'blog journalism.'
MS on-line service department announced results of a research about the use of blog in 2007. Subject of investigation was 7 Asian countries. After the research, it is found that 83% of Korean netizens know about the conception of blog, in contrast with only 66% of the other Asian netizens know about the blog. A ratio of Korean's blog possession is 65%. Compared to other countries, it is high percentage.
Every country answers that blog's reliability is similar to traditional media, but a standard of judging a good blog is various. Korean tends to like blog which has professional contents. Most responsers answer that a reason of visiting blog is entertainment, but Korean usually visit blog to get some information about their concerns.
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Only trust the blog which I know
Blog was substitute of Cyworld's minihompi. They evolve different ways.
Personal utilize blog's functions are similar to minihompi. They post their thinking, diary, photos. And in case of "service format blog", commonly through 'friends' or 'neighborhood' function, bloggers can tie with other bloggers. Such as give reply or trackback. Blogs are making use of communication (make a relationship) tool. But, it has drawback. They cannot communicate with other portal users.
Society, Media utilization
Recently, by posting own idea on own blog, blogs are named as "personal media" or "one-person media". Activity as an Portal site's blogger journalist or registration own posting on meta blog which collect blog's post is a way of sending social message.
Also, utilization for making feeling closeness is social using of blog. For example, writer or politician, entertainers communicate with the public for various reasons. (I think they use social impact of blog.)
Not personal aspire after high honors but they seek their value higher by changing social-worthy information or suggestions.
By attaching advertisement in blog is increase concentration to blog and make much concern on manage contents and readers. According to these benefits, not only installation-format blog but also specialty blog services are using advertisement.
Some confirmed bloggers are write column through manage blogs or write books, make a speech to the public. They earn tremendous money more than advertisement fee.
Education, academic utilization
Recently, using blog in education field is spreading. Especially in university, from creating internet café and sharing their project via e-mail to openly offer project topic and upload student's own project on the blog is enforcing.
University professors and some teachers create their own blog and share their lecture and take Q&A for improving quality of their lecture. Also, students are gathering with others in specific blog for studying and discussing specific topic. It makes people's relationship strongly and improves academic accomplishment.
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Blog's providing services- internet personal media just for one, today's blogger, theme&characteristic blog, photo album etc.
Characteristic of naver blog
1. Naver blog is produced automatically, once someone joins in the potal site and not disappear, there is no way for removal.
2. Scraping other bloger's paper is so popular in naver.(So there are some problems related with copyright) it is possible to scrap all contents or just a link.
3. There are various blog designs and users can choose or produce blog designs for themselves according to their tastes.
4. Posting is done freely. In naver blog, many contents can be posted all together: texts and music, media player and photo can be uploaded in a page.
5. blogs are seperated by topics and inclinations.
6. There are devices for private life protection like a ban comments by someone who doesn't log in, secret asking and ban mouse click for illegal posting etc.
7. It has a being neighbor system..?
8. Power blogs or recommendatory blogs are introduced in main page everyday..
Naver blog is a integational blog.
1. Personal Blogs
The personal blog, an ongoing diary or commentary by an individual, is the traditional, most common blog. Personal bloggers usually take pride in their blog posts, even if their blog is never read by anyone but them. Blogs often become more than a way to just communicate; they become a way to reflect on life or works of art. Blogging can have a sentimental quality. Few personal blogs rise to fame and the mainstream, but some personal blogs quickly garner an extensive following. A type of personal blog is referred to as "microblogging," which is extremely detailed blogging as it seeks to capture a moment in time. Sites, such as Twitter, allow bloggers to share thoughts and feelings instantaneously with friends and family and is much faster than e-mailing or writing. This form of social media lends to an online generation already too busy to keep in touch.2
2. Corporate Blogs
A blog can be private, as in most cases, or it can be for business purposes. Blogs, either used internally to enhance the communication and culture in a corporation or externally for marketing, branding or public relations purposes are called corporate blogs.
3. Question Blogging
is a type of blog that answers questions. Questions can be submitted in the form of a submittal form, or through email or other means such as telephone or VOIP. Qlogs can be used to display shownotes from podcasts3 or the means of conveying information through the internet. Many question logs use syndication such as RSS as a means of conveying answers to questions.
4. By Media Type
A blog comprising videos is called a vlog, one comprising links is called a linklog, a site containing a portfolio of sketches is called a sketchblog or one comprising photos is called a photoblog.4 Blogs with shorter posts and mixed media types are called tumblelogs.
A rare type of blog hosted on the Gopher Protocol is known as a Phlog.[Pixenate^citation needed]^
5. By Device
Blogs can also be defined by which type of device is used to compose it. A blog written by a mobile device like a mobile phone or PDA could be called a moblog.5 One early blog was Wearable Wireless Webcam, an online shared diary of a person's personal life combining text, video, and pictures transmitted live from a wearable computer and EyeTap device to a web site. This practice of semi-automated blogging with live video together with text was referred to as sousveillance. Such journals have been used as evidence in legal matters.[Pixenate^citation needed]^
6. By Genre
Some blogs focus on a particular subject, such as political blogs, travel blogs, house blogs,6 7 fashion blogs, project blogs, education blogs, niche blogs, classical music blogs, quizzing blogs and legal blogs (often referred to as a blawgs) or dreamlogs. While not a legitimate type of blog, one used for the sole purpose of spamming is known as a Splog.
(about blog's sorts, we refer to the wikipedia)
i find a site that explain about CYWORLD.
If you aren't understand correctly about it, plz check this page. ^^
It is translated in English so that everyone can understand quickly.
What are characteristics of Korean Blogosphere?
Web site or Web service doesn't have regional boundaries as approaching. In spite of that, they exist in actuality. Especially, from the early stage of Web to the present, the most important limitation is 'Barrier of language'. Though there are more common characteristics all over the world, we can grasp characteristic of Korean Blogosphere as stipulating differences made by national limit. There are categories for Korean Blogosphere's characteristics.
1) Blogosphere controlled by Portal
One characteristics of Korean Blogosphere is the specific blog service, especially using percentage of provided by portal is high, overwhelmingly. Below picture says that naver blog's growth is dwindling compared with increase and decrease change of pure visitors between Naver and Daum. But, if Naver, Daum and T-story blog(managed by Daum) are bound as "Blog Service provided Portal", it is no wonder to regard Korean blogosphere as sum of portal blog. 'Igloos' also can be a service of portal, because it is provided by portal, SK Communications.
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T-story(Daum communication Co, Ltd) and Igoos(SK communication Co, Ltd) are occasionally introduced as 'Specialty Blog' not as portal blog. Now, Daum definite 'T-story' open standard platform. But they can be sorted as portal blogs in point of service providing enterprise. And Korean Blogosphere is managed by user engagement provided each portal.
2) Weak Media Propensity
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Weak media propensity is affected by geopolitics. Typically, as Law regulates user's behaviors Korean Blogosphere's media propensity has had obstacles. There are not many attackable blogs claiming journalism directly and the legal regulation has reinforced.
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As previously stated, in situation that the percentage of people using portal, overwhelmingly, there is a conflict between politics and portal and, from this influence, portal's bloger cannot be free.