Links and what they all mean

by Volker Weber


There are a couple of links under each post. Here is what they do:

None of those links contains any active elements from Twitter, Facebook or Google. Only if you click them, you will be sent to their respective sites. Nothing is spying on you, nothing is tracking you. And that is why I am keeping them. They cost next to nothing and they may be useful.

No, I don't use Facebook. I no longer use Google+. That does not mean I need you to stop using them.

Does it bother you to see the Facebook link?


It certainly doesn't bother me. You do you. I'll do what works for me. It is good to support all of the choices so that others can do what works for them.

Ben Langhinrichs, 2018-05-02

Certainly doesn't bother me either. I only look for the more or the comments link (if the are any).

Ragnar Schierholz, 2018-05-02

Smart, well done, and well explained!

Chris Toohey, 2018-05-02

Hast du Analytics Daten, ob die wirklich nützlich sind? Steile These: Da hat jeweils noch nie jemand drauf geklickt. :) Copy&Paste der URL oder Sharing Menüs in Browsern könne das was sie Links tun sollten besser.

Daniel Gebauer, 2018-05-02

Thank you, Chris.

Daniel, ja, das ist nützlich.

Volker Weber, 2018-05-02

My ad blocker ‘1 Blocker X’ strips these links out automatically.

Markus Dierker, 2018-05-02

@Markus - so does mine - and I'd never even noticed until you pointed that out!

John Keys, 2018-05-03

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