This is a collection of the specific pieces of language to have arisen across the Micro.blog community, with as much context provided as possible.
- Timeline of featured posts, curated manually by the Micro.blog team.
- Variations of the Discover timeline, sorted via tagmoji.
- See also: Emoji filter; Tagmoji
- A version of Discover filter, usually used to refer to filters sorted via words.
- See also: Discover filter
- See: Tagmoji; Discover filter
- Feeds connected to Micro.blog from websites not hosted on Micro.blog.
- See also: Self-hosted
- Bookmarking feature, with which you mark a post to save it in a separate timeline called Favorites.
- Source of posts for the Micro.blog timeline, used in either RSS or JSON form and connected to accounts.
- Accounts with feeds connected to Micro.blog from websites hosted on Micro.blog.
- See also: Micro.blog hosted; Micro.blog blog
- Web technology that enables various functions, such as commenting, via logging in through a domain rather than a closed social platform. This is built into Micro.blog for both basic and hosted accounts.
- Web app for tracking books you are reading, built on IndieWeb standards.
- Community-built and maintained alternative to the corporate, mainstream web.
- Web rings built on IndieWeb standards.
- Microblogs built on IndieWeb standards or at least to work with those standards.
- Also: The name of Manton Reece’s Kickstarter project for Micro.blog.
- Timeline-based social platform for reading, sharing, and creating blogs posts via feed-based technology. “A social network for independent microblogs.”
- See also: Microblog, Microdotblog
- See: Micro.blog hosted; Hosted
- Websites hosted on the Micro.blog hosting service via subscription.
- Also: Accounts with the associated subscription, including feeds from a hosted website or possibly numerous hosted websites.
- See also: Micro.blog blog; Hosted
- A blog made primarily of short posts, usually consisting of fewer than 500 characters. The character limit depends on the platform upon which the posts are displayed, ex. on Micro.blog and Twitter the limit is 280.
- Also: The name of Micro.blog as it is sometimes spoken.
- See also: Micro.blog; Microblogging; Microdotblog; Micropost
- People who primarily post to their blog with microblog posts.
- Also: Sometimes used as the slang name for members of the Micro.blog community.
- See also: Micronauts
- The act of publishing short blog posts.
- See also: Microblog; Micropost; Microblog post
- Short version of a podcast, usually consisting of episodes that are less than 10 minutes in length. Upper limit tends to be 30 minutes.
- See also: Micro Monday
- The name of Micro.blog as it is often spoken.
- See also: Micro.blog; Microblog
- Extension for Micro.blog with which you can create a “Photo Index” page in grid form. Made by Jonathan LaCour.
- Sometimes used as the slang name for members of the Micro.blog community.
- See also: Microbloggers
- See: Microblog post
- Web technology that enables various functions, built around posts via your own domain. Micro.blog supports this via the posting API.
- See also:
- A post that is short in length, usually no larger than 500 characters and often considered even shorter than that
- Example, Micro.blog and Twitter consider microblog posts to be no longer than 280 characters.
- See also: Micropost
- Extension for Micro.blog with which you can create a special archive page for the specific day on which the page is accessed. Made by Jonathan LaCour.
- See also: On This Day; Photoblog; Sunlit
- Weekly community event wherein people recommend other members of the community to follow.
- Also: Official Micro.blog microcast, hosted by Jean MacDonald and published every Monday. Features members from throughout the community.
On This Day
- See: Micro Memories
- Blog centred around photographs, usually consisting of posts with little or no text but at least one more more photographs.
- See also: Photoblogging; Micro Memories; Sunlit
- The act of publishing photoblog posts.
- See also: Photoblogging; Micro Memories; Sunlit
- Website that is, to a large degree, run by the individual rather than on hosting via platform. Often involves managing a server, using a control panel, etc.
- See also: External blog
- Variations of the Discover timeline that are set up for specific events or themes, sorted by words.
- Examples: NaNoWriMo, Inktober.
- See also: Discover section; Discover filter
- Official app for iOS focused around the photoblogging parts of Micro.blog.
- See also: Micro Memories; Photoblog; Photoblogging
- Emoji-based taxonomy used to filter posts by type, which can then be seen in Discover.
- See also: Emoji filter
- Official app for iOS focused around podcasting on Micro.blog.
- A collection of websites linked together, usually via a common link structure on each website.
- See also: IndieWeb ring
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