Everyone who reads this blog knows that I’m pretty open about most of the details of my life. I don’t mind if friends, family members, coworkers, or even complete strangers read my blog, because if I have anything I don’t want them to know about, I simply won’t write about it.
There are, however, people who want to share their thoughts with a select group of people and not the world at large. There’s nothing wrong with this, and I’m not trying to imply that these people have anything to hide – they simply don’t want their thoughts, feelings, and lives out there for all the world to see.
For those who choose to keep their cards close to their vests, Blogger has a setting that allows you to restrict access to your blog to a list of people that you invite. This seems like a great idea, and overall it is, except for one little problem: oysters.
Now, you’re probably thinking, “Thomas, why are oysters problematic for restricted access blogs on Blogger?”
The answer is quite simple: that photo of oysters that I linked to is from a restricted access blog. I can easily imagine a number of different reasons why authors of restricted access blogs would want their images to also have restricted access, and yet Blogger freely allows access to them.
How many authors of restricted access blogs know about this? I’m going to go with fewer than 1%. Doesn’t this seem like something that Blogger should change?0 People like this. Be the first!