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Should You Use Facebook Comments On Your Site?

Should You Use Facebook Comments On Your Site?

By Chris Crum March 26, 2015

There are a variety of tools websites can use for user comments on blog posts and other content. Facebook has offered an option for years, and there have always been pros and cons of using its solution. The company held …

Fark Sets Example For Fighting Online Misogyny Fark Sets Example For Fighting Online Misogyny

Last week, Drew Curtis, CEO of the popular news aggregation site Fark, announced that the site is cracking down on misogyny in comment threads. Do you think popular websites do enough to keep misogynistic comments away from users? Share your …

Disqus Is Now Including Sponsored Comments Disqus Is Now Including Sponsored Comments

Disqus announced that it has been testing Sponsored Comments for the past month, and that it’s now expanding the new ad unit so that “it’ll be more likely that you come across” one. Here’s what one might look like: If …

Cutts Talks Bad Grammar In Blog Comments Cutts Talks Bad Grammar In Blog Comments
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In his latest “Webmaster Help” video, Google’s Matt Cutts answers a question that a lot of people have probably wondered, particularly since Google launched the Panda update in 2011: how do the comments on your blog affect how Google sees …

YouTube Gives Users New Comment Management Page YouTube Gives Users New Comment Management Page

Google has launched a new Comments page for video creators so they can manage their comments from a single place. Recent changes to the commenting system have caused a great deal of backlash among users. Some of that (but certainly …

What Was Worse In 2013 - Yahoo Or YouTube? What Was Worse In 2013 - Yahoo Or YouTube?
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Google and Yahoo are two of the biggest tech firms around. They service millions of users everyday with products ranging from email and search to video and news. In 2013, they also became some of the most hated companies in …

This Reddit Top-200 Visualization Is Pretty Awesome This Reddit Top-200 Visualization Is Pretty Awesome

It’s almost the Thanksgiving holiday, so it’s not like you’re doing anything productive anyway. With that in mind, a new data visualization is here to kill hours, if not days of your life. It’s the 200 top-scoring reddit posts of …

YouTube Updates Commenting System Again YouTube Updates Commenting System Again
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Earlier this month, Google launched a new commenting system on YouTube powered by Google+. Google said in its announcement that the “comments you care about” would move to the top. The new system also enabled private conversations to take place …

Is Google Being Transparent Enough? Is Google Being Transparent Enough?
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Many would say that Google has become more transparent over the years. It gives users, businesses and webmasters access to a lot more information about its intentions and business practices than it did long ago, but is it going far …

Here's What's Wrong With YouTube Comments Here's What's Wrong With YouTube Comments
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Google recently implemented a new commenting system on YouTube, which integrates Google+ into comments on YouTube video pages. Maybe you’ve heard about it. Have you had any problems with the new YouTube comments? Let us know in the comments. As …

Matt Cutts Talks Blog Comments And Link Spam Matt Cutts Talks Blog Comments And Link Spam
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If you run a blog, you no doubt come across spammy comments with links in them frequently. You may know that this can hurt your page in Google, but sometimes people leave comments with links that are actually relevant to …

Now That's How You Complain About YouTube Comments Now That's How You Complain About YouTube Comments
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In case you haven’t heard, Google has changed the commenting system on YouTube, moving toward a Google+-based approach. Users aren’t very happy about it. Even one of YouTube’s co-founders has apparently broken an eight-year silence to complain. Obviously there are …

A Lot Of People Hate The New YouTube Comments A Lot Of People Hate The New YouTube Comments
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On Wednesday, Google announced that it is finally implementing the YouTube comment system change that users and video providers have been anticipating. They’ve moved to a Google+-powered commenting system, further tying YouTube to Google’s larger “social layer”. Obviously the reaction …

YouTube Co-founder Slams New Comment System YouTube Co-founder Slams New Comment System
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It looks like Jawed Karim, co-founder of YouTube, has left his first comment on YouTube in eight years to slam the new commenting system that Google is rolling out. Its unclear whether it really is him, but it is the …

YouTube’s Big Comments Revamp Has Begun YouTube’s Big Comments Revamp Has Begun
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Weeks ago, YouTube announced that they were finally going to do something about comments. I guess they felt that it was about time for a paradigm shift. I mean, it’s well understood that if you want to go find the …

YouTube Comments Are Getting Cleaned Up YouTube Comments Are Getting Cleaned Up
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Anyone familiar with the internet is familiar with the infamous titan that is the YouTube comments section; full of terrible grammar, angry rants, confused relatives, and the occasional, waxing-on-philosophical question about the meaning of life, YouTube comments are one of …

Popular Science Disables Comments
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At what point do internet comments, whether they are civil or uncivil, begin to undermine the entire purpose of the site on which they are hosted? Whatever that point is, Popular Science has apparently reached it. In an article appearing …