YouTube is testing hiding its comments section
Users would be required to press a button to find comments instead of simply scrolling.
On Jun 23, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Alphabet’s newest tool gives your comments a rating based on how toxic they are
You might just learn a lot about yourself.
On Feb 25, 2017 by Phillip Tracy
‘This’ site hopes to make the comments section great again
Can a comments section foster community, or will it always turn into a breeding ground for trolls?
On Jun 29, 2016 by Lyz Lenz
R.I.P., the Toast: A champion of strong voices with weird ideas
The site's demise marks the death of an Internet community—and a sign of the times for independent publishing.
On May 13, 2016 by Lyz Lenz
Top European court rules that websites aren’t liable for mean comments
You can't force a European website to delete a comment just because it hurts your feelings.
On Feb 3, 2016 by Eric Geller
Joshua Cohen wrote a novel with the Internet reading over his shoulder
'The entire thing is written under duress. It’s getting tortured out of me.'
On Oct 18, 2015 by Dana Schwartz
The very worst YouTube troll comments, annotated
We actually read them.
On Sep 21, 2015 by Ziwe Fumudoh
The clever way a blogger uncovered the location of Russia’s online troll factories
You wouldn't think it would be this easy to find Putin's troll hordes on Google Maps.
On Aug 20, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Why we’re killing our comments section
And why we hope to one day bring it back.
On Jul 27, 2015 by Austin Powell, Nicholas White
Echochamber.js is the best website commenting system ever
It's like a cone of silence for the Internet age.
On Jul 16, 2015 by Curt Hopkins
Boy reading mean YouTube comments about himself will make you want to cry
Shut 'er down.
On Jul 8, 2015 by Jaya Saxena
Muslims react to heinous comments on a post about a mosque daycare fire
We couldn't remain this calm if these comments were about us.
On May 8, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski
Aliens flew over San Diego, and we’d like to introduce ourselves
We've been waiting.
On May 1, 2015 by Feliks Garcia