What is a “Gravatar” and Why do you Need one?

Have you heard of the term “Gravatar”? What is it and do you need one?

Well, okay.  No, it’s not some character out of the successful Avatar movie, although perhaps in a way, it is kind of substantiated in its effect.

Have you ever been reading a blog post and then gone to leave your comment and wondered why a lot of people have a photo next to their name when they leave their comment? But then when you make your comment, you don’t have a photo?  You are faceless! (like the image above).

That’s because they have a “gravatar” and you can too. It’s easy and quick to get one.

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