Comments on 2019-04-16 Referrer Tracking

It looks to me like the solution is a social, rather than technical, one. And by that I mean this very comment.

Happy Easter and keep it up!

– Enzo 2019-04-17 06:12 UTC

Oh, I guess you were talking about inter-blog communication, not whether anybody reads your blog. Oh well, Happy Easter anyway 😁

– Enzo 2019-04-17 06:15 UTC

Happy Easter to you, too! As far as the communication problem goes, I’m talking about exactly this: the technical solutions (that don’t work) to a social problem (we don’t know when others are interacting with us elsewhere, whether it be reading, referencing, recommending, criticizing or commenting), which might be caused by the strange affordances of the medium (blogs not encouraging us to comment elsewhere, not even an “I like” button, or if there is one, we wouldn’t know who clicked it).

– Alex Schroeder 2019-04-17 07:01 UTC

Looking at my referrers just now, I seem to be on the blog rolls of two blogs I haven’t heard of:

Interesting! So perhaps the system still works in a way. I least I can discover that.

– Alex Schroeder 2019-04-17 07:05 UTC

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