The most common insult towards personal weblogs are that they're all about what you ate for lunch, what you did over the weekend, etc. And to the vast majority of people, what I ate for lunch doesn't matter; but to a small select group of family and friends, they'll probably be interested in knowing that I had a really good dinner, or a really good lunch, or hearing about a trip I took. The personal weblog is content-driven, not audience-driven; it's not about trying to write content that pleases a mass audience — it's about finding an audience that wants to read what you write.
Of course, to make this possible, tools need to evolve. Many weblogging tools now provide mechanisms for password-protecting a weblog; but not that many allow you to assign a more granular level of control. But it's perfectly reasonable to think that you might have a weblog where you post both about the sandwich that you ate for lunch—a post intended for, and readable by, only a handful of people—and your thoughts on a new piece of technology from Apple, intended for a mass audience. These two pieces of content can and should co-exist, but one should be visible to a small audience, and the other to a large audience.
And just like that, the true "weblogging revolution" will occur when no one thinks of what they're doing as "weblogging."
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