Only 38.5% of you reading this are Human

The human race is a minority on the Internet. And no, it\'s not because your pets have all of a sudden gotten computer-savvy. via Less Than 40 Percent of the Internet Is Human. What I find interesting is that while Bot activity is now 61.5% of all web traffic (an increase by 21% over 2012), … Continue reading Only 38.5% of you reading this are Human

Use the Support Search, Luke!

With the upcoming Automattic Annual Get-together (Automattic being WordPress.com's parent company), many of the support options usually available to even those WordPress.com users with paid upgrades will be temporarily closed or minimized and support requests will be channeled to the Community Support forums for assistance. Yikes! Those of us who regularly volunteer in the Community … Continue reading Use the Support Search, Luke!

Blogging: Real Name or Pseudonym?

I began blogging under my real name but was I harassed and cyber stalked.   I deleted my original blog and started blogging again under a pseudonym.  After someone very close to us went through 18 months of a living hell due to identity theft, my friends and I made a pact.  We do not blog … Continue reading Blogging: Real Name or Pseudonym?

Blog Privacy and Subscribers

Editor's Note: This post is outdated. You owe it to yourself to read the update at "Blog Privacy and Subscribers - 5 More Things to Know" so you have the latest information. One of the first things you are asked to decide when signing up for your WordPress.com site is your site's Privacy setting. Most … Continue reading Blog Privacy and Subscribers