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Online Diary Reviews

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Online Diary Review

A Place to Store Memories, Thoughts and Dreams

At TopTenREVIEWS We Do the Research So You Don't Have To.™ That's why we studied each online diary site to find the best for your personal memories.

Online diaries come in many different types. Some allow complete security so that no one will be able to view your personal thoughts. Others allow you to share your diary posts with friends, family or the world. Since there are so many different personalities, we understand that your online journal needs won't be the same as someone else's. Because of this, we scoured the web for a variety of sites that will be flexible enough for any personality type.

To sort the information we found and make it is easier for you to understand, we use a rating system to show you exactly what each site will offer you in the form of useful features. Here's what each category will include:

Online Diary: What to Look For

A diary site shouldn't be hard to navigate or to learn how to use. In this category you will be able to see just how user-friendly a site really is, no matter if you're new to the web or an online pro.

Security Features
Maybe you don't want anyone knowing your deepest, darkest secrets. We understand and that's why we included this category. In it you will find out just how secure a site is and how well it will protect your diary posts from prying eyes.

Post Organizing Tools
Once you have your posts written down, you'll probably want to read them again. Making the posts easy to find should be a top priority for a diary website. In this category we tell you if the site has done their job properly.

Customization and Editing Tools
You have personality and flair. Shouldn't your personal diary reflect that? In this category we reveal if the diary can be customized, if the font can be changed, if you can add photos and media to posts and more.

Publishing/Sharing Options
Publishing and sharing posts may not be a priority to everyone, but for those who want to let the world know what they think, this is the category for you. It includes social media sharing options, if the site lets you print or download posts and more.

Now that you know our criteria for a great site, take a look at our top ranking online diary sites, LiveJournal, Penzu and My Union Journal. Also make sure to check out our articles about online diary sites.