Beyond Personal Webpublishing: An Exploratory Study of Conversational Blogging Practices

L. Efimova, A. de Moor
Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Although initially developed as low-threshold tools to publish on-line, weblogs increasingly appear to facilitate conversations. The objective of this study is to identify practices of conversational blogging. This paper presents results of an exploratory qualitative analysis of a weblogmediated conversation case, focusing on participation rhythm, media choices and specific linking practices. Based on our findings we propose attributes of conversational blogging: linking as conversational glue,
more » ... tangential conversations and interplays between conversation with self and conversations with others. Finally, future research directions are discussed.
doi:10.1109/hicss.2005.118 dblp:conf/hicss/EfimovaM05 fatcat:cvfe3b5izjflzhris4mvyvhwhm