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7 Ways to Manage Comments on Your Site (Without Losing Your Mind)

7 Ways to Manage Comments on Your Site (Without Losing Your Mind)

Source : copyblogger.com

Comments.

For some bloggers, they are the fuel that keeps their content creation engines running. For others, they are a nuisance and a hassle — something they try to deal with quickly in order to get to the “real” business of creating content.

As a content creator, dealing with comments is part of your job. And I believe that comments are an incredibly important part of creating (and growing) an engaged online community.

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Comment Sections Are Wastelands Ruled by Trolls. Here Are Alternatives

Comment Sections Are Wastelands Ruled by Trolls. Here Are Alternatives

Source : wired.com

A decade or more ago, Internet publishers entered into what now seems like a collective delusion: That a comments section is a necessary component of a web page. Granted, that notion is a relic of an era predating social media, when there was no effective way to talk publicly about what we read online. But it persists with zombie determination. We’ve bought into the fallacy of comments so completely that they remain nearly universal—and universally terrible. A lot of people have tried to fix them.

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This Video Proves Trolling Russia Is Better Than Boycotting It

This Video Proves Trolling Russia Is Better Than Boycotting It

Source : mashable.com

Former New Republic staffer and conservative writer James Kirchick went on Russia Today today to talk about the Bradley Manning verdict. Instead, he popped on a pair of rainbow suspenders and began to troll the RT anchors for two and a half minutes about everything: the anti-gay law, about the fact that RT is a Kremlin propaganda channel, about what happens to journalists in Russia.

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Top 12 Signs You’re Dealing With Trolls

Top 12 Signs You’re Dealing With Trolls

Source : alltop.com

Dealing with trolls is one of the costs of participating in social media. These are the folks who combine a strong opinion with a lack of knowledge. A handful of inflammatory and negative comments can neutralize dozens of positive ones. Here are the top twelve signs that you’re dealing with someone who lives under a bridge.

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