We’ve rebooted our concept of reblogging on WordPress.com, and we think we’ve brought some interesting improvements to the table, giving bloggers a cool way to share things that interest them while protecting authors of original content. If you’ve got a WordPress.com blog take it for a spin — if you don’t, there’s never been a better time to get one. :)
We’ve also brought the reblog button back to the toolbar that appears at the top of the screen when you’re logged into WordPress.com. Note that you’ll only see the like and reblog options while you’re looking at individual posts.
For example, you’ll see this on the left side of your toolbar while viewing http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/read-blogs:
And your toolbar will look like this while you’re browsing the home page of en.blog.wordpress.com:
How does reblogging work?
Reblogging is a quick way to share posts published by other WordPress.com users on your own blog. People have been reblogging others’ posts since blogging started, but our new reblogging system enables authors to retain greater control over their content.
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