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Appendix

Glossary of terms

Aggregation is the process of gathering and remixing content from blogs and other websites that provide RSS feeds. The results may be displayed in an aggregator website such as Bloglines or Google Reader, or directly on your desktop using software (often also called a newsreader).

Alerts: search engines allow you to specify words, phrases or tags that you want checked periodically, with results of those searches returned to you by email. You may also be able to read the searches by RSS feed. This form of search allows you to check whether you, your organization, your blog or blog item has been mentioned elsewhere, and so to respond if you wish.

Archive may refer to topics from an online discussion that has been closed ...

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