Originally created by Pyra Labs in 1999, since 2003 the site has been owned by Google
. Blogger is one of the older blogging services that is still running. Since 2006 the site has been more thoroughly integrated into Google, with use of a Google Account being required to use the service and using Google's Picasa for image hosting and uploading. New Features can be tested before release using the Blogger In Draft
. Sites created with the service have an address of "http://*.blogspot.com/
" by default.
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