Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture & Education 2014
ISBN 978-967-13140-0-5

Comparing Language Use across Gender in Blogs

Nor Aida Sapuan

Kolej Profesional Baitulmal


This study aimed to compare the language use across gender in blogs. The 10 blog posts from 10 bloggers were randomly taken from The data were analysed by using content analysis, SPSS, Character and Word Counter with Frequency Statistics Calculator and checklist. The findings show that there is a feature of language which is intensifiers can be found in the blog posts. The results explained that male bloggers used more intensifiers, in their posts as compared to female. From both frequency and test results, it can be concluded that male bloggers used intensifiers more than female bloggers. The results of this study indicate that male bloggers prefer to use intensifiers such as very, quite, rather, so, too, really, just and such more in their blogs. In other words, it implies that male bloggers language use is wiser than female bloggers.


Gender, blogs, language features, intensifiers

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