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Forum vs. Blog

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Forumnoun

A place for discussion.

Blognoun

(Internet) A website that allows users to reflect, share opinions, and discuss various topics in the form of an online journal, sometimes letting readers comment on their posts. Most blogs are written in a slightly informal tone (personal journals, news, businesses, etc.) Entries (also known as postings) typically appear in reverse chronological order.

Forumnoun

A gathering for the purpose of discussion.

Blognoun

(Internet) An individual post to a blog.

Forumnoun

A form of discussion involving a panel of presenters and often participation by members of the audience.

Blogverb

(blogging) To contribute to a blog.

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Forumnoun

(Internet) An Internet message board where users can post messages regarding one or more topics of discussion.

‘Trish was an admin on three forums, and had no trouble at all when it came to moderating them.’;

Blognoun

a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies

Forumnoun

(historical) A square or marketplace in a Roman town, used for public business and commerce.

Blog

A blog (a truncation of ) is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (posts). Posts are typically displayed in reverse chronological order, so that the most recent post appears first, at the top of the web page.

‘weblog’;

Forumnoun

A market place or public place in Rome, where causes were judicially tried, and orations delivered to the people.

Forumnoun

A tribunal; a court; an assembly empowered to hear and decide causes.

‘He [Lord Camden] was . . . more eminent in the senate than in the forum.’;

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Forumnoun

a public meeting or assembly for open discussion

Forumnoun

a public facility to meet for open discussion

Forumnoun

a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece

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