April 01, 2005

[Misc.] April Fool

In April Fools' Day, 2003, I joked my reader. I pretended that my blog was cracked that night. It's quite successful -- many readers supposed that there was a critical security vulnerability in Movable Type, even half year later.

It did affect the reputation of MT and my blog. Suddenly, I lost. I know that my readers will no longer read my blog as easy and comfortable as before.

This thing was mentioned all the time in my presentation about blog. I explained how important role does trust play in blog. Further more, I made two decisions: first I added a category [What the F**K?], archived all things shouldn't be taken serious; and I stop play April Fool in next several years.

No, I don't drop my humor. But I now understood that real humor won't hurt people's trust to you.

Posted by Jedi at April 1, 2005 10:21 PM | 中文版 (Chinese Version) | TrackBack (1)
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Hi, I am a new visitor. You are right, the real humor won't hurt people's trust to you. But why do you put this announcement on April 1, 2005? April Fool! Coincidnece?

Posted by Ivy at April 27, 2005 11:17 PM
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