REBLOGGING: does it work for you or me? Apparently this “old new” feature of sharing someone else’s post is fairly convenient if you quickly want to share a favorite, but quite discomfiting to the content owner who is protective of his/her copyright, regardless of credits and link back to the site. But at least now we get to be informed if we are reblogged, right? And isn’t this supposed to be a compliment? Tell me what you think. :-)
We’ve also brought the reblog button back to the toolbar that appears at the top of the screen when you’re logged into WordPress.com. Note that you’ll only see the like and reblog options while you’re looking at individual posts.
For example, you’ll see this on the left side of your toolbar while viewing http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/read-blogs:
And your toolbar will look like this while you’re browsing the home page of en.blog.wordpress.com:
How does reblogging work?
Reblogging is a quick way to share posts published by other WordPress.com users on your own blog. People have been reblogging others’ posts since blogging started, but our new reblogging system enables authors to retain greater control over their content.
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