Yes, as you may have noticed, we have a new commenting platform here on Westword.com. Disqus is the application we've installed across all four of our blogs.
Here's a handy rundown of what to expect next time your want to leave a comment.
- You can now log-in via your Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo! or OpenID accounts that you already have established.
- Yes, you can still
trollprovide insight by being an anonymous commenter. You're asked to provide a "valid" email address, but typing in email@example.com will still allow you to comment.
- If you want to bring the hammer down on another commenter, you can do that as well, because you can directly reply to another's comment. (example here.)
- Comments show up instantaneously. No more waiting around for your comment to show up.
- Notify! You can choose to be notified via e-mail to any replies to your comment, or any additional comments on a post.
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