My guess is: this bugs the hell out of you too.
It’s more than just mashing the like button. What’s happening is that we’re in a forum where everyone has a voice, everyone has a thing they want to say, and everyone is screaming at once to get attention. One of the quickest ways we’ve found to do this is to “engage” with others, because others tend to engage back. This is even in the tips that WP offers for new bloggers: get out there and engage with others!
Thing is, everyone has an ego. They want everyone coming in to read what they have to say but not many of them are going out to hear others. They want to take the least path of resistance an minimal effort to “engage”.
They hit like, move on, and wait for the new subs to roll in.
I’m making it a point to like only those things I read. If you do the same, I reckon the overall quality of interaction increases for everyone. Are you tired of fake or obligatory likes?
Hello my dear friends across the globe, Hope all of you are doing well, WISH YOU ALL A GREAT WEEK AHEAD 🙂 This post is regarding a strange thing which I observed in WP in the past few weeks.
I have been with this blog for almost one year and I have been active from past two months compared to previous months. Like any other blogger, I too wished to have the good number of followers who will spare their valuable time for my blog too. I honestly expect them to read what I write/post, then express their views in the form of likes/comments.
I have found recently getting more likes for my posts. I get notifications of most of my posts being liked by my new followers just one after the other, that too within seconds (I really wonder how it is being done). How will one person be…
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