Blogging as a concept can be traced back to the early 1990s, but it’s difficult to pinpoint a single person who “discovered” blogging. The first known instance of someone writing regularly on the internet in a way that resembles modern blogging is often attributed to Justin Hall, who began publishing a personal website called “Links.net” in 1994.
However, the term “weblog” was not coined until 1997 by Jorn Barger, who used it to describe his online journal Robot Wisdom. Another early blogger was Dave Winer, who created the software platform “Userland Frontier” in 1997 that allowed users to easily create and manage blogs.
Over time, blogging became more widespread and evolved into the form we know today, with a variety of platforms and styles of content. Today, millions of people around the world use blogging to share their thoughts, experiences, and expertise with others. So, while there is no one person who can be credited with discovering blogging, it’s clear that it has had a significant impact on the way we communicate and share information online.