Blogger Stops Own Blog Too Popular for Him

Overwhelmed By Reader Response, 92-Year-Old Blogger Signs Off

mashable-George-White mashable-George-White‘George White, a 92-year-old UK man whose wife passed away in November, started a blog just a week ago that touched a lot of people. Perhaps too many. On Monday, he pulled the plug on the online journal, thanking his readers around the world.

I have been overwhelmed by the vast amount of best wishes and encouragement. These have been much appreciated. However I am unable to manage responses on this scale especially at this time of recuperation. I regret I will no longer continue to blog as I wish to maximise my holiday time.

‘The WordPress blog, called GreyCavalier, began on Christmas Eve and chronicled White’s experiences since losing his wife. His inaugural post read:…’

YouTube cancels billions of video views
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‘Major recording companies have lost more than two billion video views on YouTube after the video sharing website cracked down on alleged fake views.

‘The biggest hit was taken by Universal, home of Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber, which lost more than one billion views from its total of seven billion.

‘Sony was second hardest hit, with the label behind such stars as Alicia Keys, Rita Ora and Labrinth – and with which Simon Cowell has a close relationship – losing more than 850million views in a single day…’

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‘Data from Net Applications shows that Windows 8 is less popular than Windows Vista, the operating system that proved unpopular with the enthusiast audience.

‘Windows 8 usage uptake has slipped behind Vista’s in the same point in its release. Windows 8 online usage share is around 1.6% of all Windows PC’s which is less than the 2.2% share that Windows Vista commanded at the same two month mark after release…’


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5 Responses to Blogger Stops Own Blog Too Popular for Him

  1. souldipper says:

    Hi Poch – I’ve been in such a different routine that my comment time is minimal, but I wanted you to know that you are still under my “radar”. Again, I hope your loved ones were spared the rigours of the storms!

    Above all, may your blessings be many and abundance your default! Make it so…keep your faith. Highest regards – Amy


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