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WordPress.com Gamification

When publishing a post on WordPress.com these days, authors receive a new sidebar alongside their post. The most interesting feature in this sidebar is a game-like progress bar. Arbitrary goals are now being set on WordPress.com to encourage blogging. Publish … Continue reading

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Two Reasons Tumblr is Upstaging WordPress.com

There was a discussion on WPCandy a few weeks ago asking if Tumblr was the new WordPress. Many commenters on the post tout Tumblr’s features, like post formats, as the key to its success. These are only a small part of the … Continue reading

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The Limits of Anonymity

On the back of yesterday’s post about Anonymous Blogging, Ryan Markel has posted about the Limits of Anonymity on WordPress.com. He mentions the WordPress.com privacy policy: We keep the following private data about WordPress.com sites and users: The email address … Continue reading

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