I have a confession to make: I don’t believe in “TMI” when it comes to blogging. It isn’t that I am unwilling to gory juicy details, what I mean is that I do not believe that there is such a thing as sharing too much information. Sure, there may be some people who do not want to know certain delicious bits of information, but there are also other people who will always want to know more. And one of the grand things about blogs is that people can read and ignore as they like.
So I worry about a lot of things when determining what to post, but I do not worry about sharing “too much information.” Because when readers do not want to read certain things, they simply skip it!
Given my attitude, I am surprised at the frequency of “TMI” warnings from other bloggers. I love a good long disclaimer as much as more than the next person, but is it really necessary to warn others that a post will contain details of blood, love, pain, gore, or glory?
Or, is a “TMI alert” only a trick to get people to read more to find out what exactly is too much information?
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