Please tell me I haven't missed the blogging boat!
November 28, 2011 8:55 PM Subscribe
Websites like Livejournal? RSSing? Cross-Posting? Questions inside.
posted by camylanded to computers & internet (13 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
I'm pretty sure this question hasn't been asked--all research has turned up fruitless. This may seem silly, but I've been out of the blogging game for many years so please, bare with me...
I blogged via Livejournal for 8 years before I really became an adult and started working too much to obsessively blog and check my friends’ entries. I kind of miss it, because for me, Facebook is nowhere near as interesting as reading friends’ blogs via the friends list on Livejournal. And yet, I feel somehow that there’s nothing else like it. I’m an avid web surfer. I’m constantly googling random things and using StumbleUpon. It seems if such things existed, I would know about it.
I have several questions.
One, is there truly a site like Livejournal? Mostly I’m looking for a blogging platform that has the “friends’ list” that Livejournal has. This is important first and foremost. As a side question if such things don't exist, is there a current firefox app that allows you to cross-post to both Livejournal and Blogger or WordPress (whichever I happen to choose, or if I choose to blog at each of them)? If this is my only option because Livejournal is one of a kind, how active is Livejournal *really*? Am I doomed to subscribe to random blogs I find all over the web via RSS, and if I am, what's the best way to read these?