The obvious answer is because you like what you are reading, or looking at, but you can’t think of anything to comment about. You just want the blog owner to know you were there. Gives you a nice, warm fluffy feeling and it gives him or her a nice, warm fluffy feeling. Ah, bless, warm fluffy feelings all round.
Of course for the more focused, intense, driven blogger, there is another reason. You want the recipient, or any other visitors to the post you ‘liked’, to click on your ‘Gravatar'; your little picture or emblem that identifies you in the blogosphere (dreadful word, should have been taken out and shot).
But what happens when you click on a Gravatar? You get something like this:
Who remembers the ‘Dotcom Bubble’? When everyone went mad about online.
Back then internet businesses were valued in the millions and billions before they had even started trading. Then someone went ‘Hang on a lastminute.com’ and the whole thing went down the swanny.
Well you could be mistaken for thinking history is repeating itself. Mark Zuckerberg, the head chap at Facebook bought something called ‘Instagram’ for $1 billion.
Instagram – proving you can have your cake and eat it
Not really but I won the next best thing – Blog Awards!
I don’t know why but some people like reading the random posts found at Happinessstanliveshere. Well I do know but I pretend not to because that might jinx it.
So since it started Happinessstan has been awarded ‘The Versatile Blogger’ (by thesweetkitten and Languedoc Lady) and also the Liebster Blog by Nisha.
My humble thanks for apparently getting it!