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”

Doing Business on WordPress.com

More companies are making their way to WordPress.com to build their web presence either as a blog or as a full website (as long as e-commerce is not the primary function of the site). And what’s not to like? On signing up and agreeing to the Terms of Service, a company gets a free orContinue reading “Doing Business on WordPress.com”

Hacked!? Not So Much: Your WordPress.com Account and Security

This past weekend a number of WordPress.com users discovered that a spam post promoting a “make money from home” scheme had been published on their websites without their prior knowledge or consent.  Many of those sites had not posted for some time while others had recently posted. What was common to them all, apparently, was the useContinue reading “Hacked!? Not So Much: Your WordPress.com Account and Security”