Daily Beast Kills Comments

By | August 21, 2015

The Daily Beast logoThe Daily Beast announced on August 19, 2015 that it was removing the commenting function from its website.

“We have noticed that the conversation around our articles is increasingly happening on social networks, not in the commenting section. More and more of you are reaching out directly to our authors to engage in lively and considered back-and-forth on Twitter, Facebook and other channels. We are hoping this decision will encourage and amplify more of this conversation.”

The online news publication says commenting may not be gone forever. It is looking at ways to “upgrade” the commenting experience. Hmmm…

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