As a semi-old guy I guess I don't get technology. I readily admit I am one of the last 1,000 people on Earth without a FB page. I've never twittered even once, nor have I ever snapped during a chat. I have never been on the receiving end of a telegram, forget instagram. I did jump into blogging when it was near the apex of popularity. I do have gadgets and use them.
What I really do not get is the spam comments on old posts from 2010 or even older. And these comments aren't even not-so-sneaky link hunters. There is no embedded link at all. No one is selling penis enhancers or Chinese Viagra. It is just a series of inane comments clearly written by someone whose native language is probably not English. What is the point?
One old throw-away post has garnered probably close to 100 comments in the past month, none of them selling or linking to anything.
Is there something going on in the interwebz I do not understand? What is going on? Why leave a comment on a post no one will read?
I need to know, my commenters' brother could really use this information.