Two questions about blogging & the internet........

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Miscer, May 24, 2011.

  1. Miscer

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    I'm no computer wizard, so help a guy out

    1. Do web caches eventually get deleted? Specifically, if I post a blog entry (on blogger.com), and then later delete it, does the cache of the deleted post float in cyberspace forever?

    2. On blogger.com, can your "followers" tell if you edit your post? i.e. do they get notified. I assume they can be notified when you make a new post, but are they notified when you edit an old post?


    I suspect this is a long shot, but maybe someone will know the answers :cool:
     
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    They say once something is on the internet, it's on there forever. This more applies to images and videos really, since this are things people actually save and reupload places. How often do you save a blog page? Only if someone uses your blog in their own webpage or something and quotes it you will it really live on. So you always run the risk of it being out there after you delete the source.

    The very definition of cache is that it is temporary. Sometimes things like google cache will log dead sites, but it all eventually goes dead and I wouldn't worry about that.

    I don't know about your second question since I don't blog and don't know anything about that site.
     
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    oh shit, my tits are on the Internet forever
     
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    The internet's gain.
     
  5. Miscer

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    Ah, ok, cool. Not entirely sure what you mean when you ask how often I save a blog page - I just started a blog today, and I'm just trying to ensure I don't put something up there I can't take back.

    Mine too.
     
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    What I meant is when you read someone else's blog, how often do you save the text or webpage of said blog, so it has nothing to do with your own blog.

    Then compare that to how often you save other things like images, videos, music, porn.

    Chances are you'll always be able to take back the source, but you don't have much control on what others do with what you post.
     
  7. Miscer

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    Gotcha, cheers.
     
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    check out the wayback machine.

    i've found old web pages that way including blogs just to let you know.

     
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