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Blog

A website to which a person or persons may regularly post journal entries or commentaries. A blog may be a personal diary, a collaboration concentrating on a theme or nearly anything in between. Most blogs allow readers to comment on each entry. Some blogs attract large followings and are monetized through advertisements and in other ways. As of 2007, there were more than 100 million blogs worldwide.
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(38) Proofpoint: Email Security Blog, Dooced, Twerminated, Facebook Fired: Lingo and Facts about Social Media and Employee Terminations, Sep.
In other incidents, employees have been "dooced" for revealing confidential information or openly griping about their co-workers, bosses or students.
In fact, there is now a term for an employee posting something on his or her private Web log that causes management to fire the employee: "getting dooced" (Joyce, 2005).
4, 1954, he follows up with another letter in which he tells Pitter his delay in visiting her is the result of gout ("dooced gentlemanly complaint, what?").
Darrow, Employment Termination for Blogging: Number One Tech Trend for 2005 and Beyond, or a Recipe for Getting Dooced?, 2006 UCLA J.