New form of therapy emerges on Internet: the blog

Ball State Daily> Blogger. Livejournal. Xanga. Deadjournal. These names are all becoming familiar as the days of written journals are dwindling. Many people seek something that will allow others to explore their souls and keep their fingers happy during the age of e-mail and AOL Instant Messenger.

These days, people of all ages are turning to online web logs to share upcoming events, life stories and opinions on current events. Web logs have been around for a long time, but the epidemic hit with the turn of the century. Not only are they simple to use and customize, but communities within each “blog” provide a social life outside of other everyday activities. read more>

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