Facebook Adds New Option to Slow Down Comments Within Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook's added a new option which enables group admins to slow down comments in a group. which could help to ease tension and angst

Facebook Tests Updated Up and Downvoting for Comments in Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook is testing out another addition to its up and downvote option for group comments

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Thinking About Disabling Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

I remember when commenting was a feature at the bottom of every newspaper and media website article. Initially, anyone could add a comment without a profile. Readers grew frustrated with the lag between the time they posted their comments and the time the comments were approved.

Facebook: editing comments

Sherrilynne Starkie

Did you know that you can edit comments you’ve made on Facebook after you’ve published them? Just click in the top right corner of your comment, then go down to ‘Edit’ Change your mind again? Just hit escape and the original comment will stand. This is a boon to Facebookers who comment without their reading glasses on (like me). Facebook Will Allow You To Edit Comments – It’s About Time [Updates].

4 Ways Brands Can Use Instagram’s Pinned Comments

Later

Hello Instagram pinned comments, goodbye trolls. Aimed at tackling negative or offensive interactions on the platform, Instagram’s pinned comments feature helps you moderate posts and combat misinformation or bullying. What is the Instagram Pinned Comments Feature?

YouTube Tests New Timed Comments in Video Playback to Provide More Context and Maximize Engagement

Social Media Today

YouTube is testing new timed comment displays within video playback to provide more context

YouTube Tests New Warnings on Potentially Harmful Comments, Auto-Deletion of 'Held for Review' Comments

Social Media Today

YouTube is testing some new ways to reduce the impact of potentially harmful comments

Facebook Looks to Prompt More Comments with New Comment Engagament Stats

Social Media Today

Facebook is looking to prompt more comments by highlighting the increased engagement your posts see when you comment on them

New! Schedule a First Comment on Instagram with Later

Later

The ability to schedule your first comment on Instagram has been one of our most requested features from the Later community, so we’re thrilled to officially launch it today! But the first comment on Instagram isn’t limited to adding hashtags — you can add whatever text you like. .

Instagram Gives All Users the Option to Pin Post Comments

Social Media Today

After testing it out over the last few months, Instagram will now enable all users to pin up to three comments on their posts

Why Comments Are More Valuable Than Ever on TikTok

Later

If you’ve been scrolling TikTok this week, you might have noticed comments taking center stage. Thanks to TikTok’s unique video reply feature, brands and influencers are using their best comments to inspire new content for their feeds.

Twitter Officially Launches New 'Retweets with Comments' Listings on iOS

Social Media Today

After testing the option over the past few weeks, Twitter is now officially releasing its new, integrated retweet display, which includes a separate list for 'Retweets with Comments'

Here’s Why Brands Are Taking Over Your Instagram Comments

Later

Have you spotted Instagram comments from huge brands or celebrities popping up in your feed as you scroll through the latest posts? . It used to be that brands wanted to receive Instagram comments from followers to grow their account. using witty comments to optimize their exposure on Instagram and gain more followers! . Here’s how you can use Instagram comments to fuel your growth: Why Instagram Comments Are More Important Than Ever If You Want More Followers.

TikTok Adds New Comment Review Option, Providing More Control for Creators

Social Media Today

TikTok has added a new comment review option to provide more control for users

Hello 2015, Goodbye Comments

Ari Herzog

I am disabling blog commenting on this post and into the future. My reason is simple: You’re reading but you’re not commenting. It is a time management task to ensure comments are real and not spam and I’m seeing lots of spam comments try to get published. Commenting is not that place anymore. My time otherwise spent reviewing pending comments and deleting the bulk of them will be relegated to tasks that matter.

How To Turn Off Comments on Facebook Post (New Version)

BeingOptimist

Here is a straight forward guide to finding out how to turn off comments on Facebook post. Here, I have explained a clear procedure to disable or turn off comments on Facebook posts on several platforms. Method To Block or Turn off Comments on Facebook Post on PC or Browser.

Twitter Allows Retweets with Comments

The Social Media Incubator

It is now easier for users to retweet others and add their comments along with the retweet. Now, after hitting the retweet button, you are prompted to enter in your comments. After entering comments and retweeting, your tweet shows up with the retweeted message in an embedded box below your comment. Monday, April 6, Twitter revamped its retweet feature. Before, it had been a strenuous process to add commentary, stay within characters, etc.

Why Comments Are More Valuable Than Ever on TikTok

Later

If you’ve been scrolling TikTok this week, you might have noticed comments taking center stage. Thanks to TikTok’s unique video reply feature, brands and influencers are using their best comments to inspire new content for their feeds.

Facebook Adds 'Feed Filter Bar' News Feed Control Tool, New Options to Restrict Post Comments

Social Media Today

Facebook has launched a new News Feed control option, which makes it easier to switch to different feed display listings

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Twitter Launches Updated Offensive Comment Alerts on Both iOS and Android

Social Media Today

Twitter has updated its process of identifying potentially offensive replies, with a view to reducing unintended angst

Commenting Etiquette 101

Jason Yormark

One of the things I’ve loved about blogging is getting to see the growth of comments on my blog over the years. However with more comments comes more questionable responses. I’ve gotten my fair share, and it got me thinking about comment etiquette. I suppose there are no hard fast rules per say when it comes to commenting on blogs, but I do believe there are at least some unwritten ones that I believe in. Don’t comment just to comment.

Rethinking Blog Comments Again

Ari Herzog

If you look at every blog post I wrote in 2014 in reverse chronological order from yesterday’s post rationalizing why I tweet to my first post on branding , the above numeric series indicates how many comments people wrote on each post. This includes my comments, too. Why do I allow people to comment if few do? If you start at the beginning of the series (on the left) and skip over the 3, 0, and 1, the next three posts have zero comments. Musings comments

Facebook Once Again Experiments with Up and Down Votes for Comments to Optimize Engagement

Social Media Today

Facebook is once again testing up and downvotes for comments, this time within groups, as a means to highlight the best responses

Twitter's Testing a New Way to Display Retweets With Comments

Social Media Today

Twitter is looking to address a common annoyance in how quote tweets are displayed in mentions

Delurk and Add a Comment in 2017

Ari Herzog

Beginning in 2009 and several more times over the years, I invited my blog readers to delurk and add a comment. Jeff commented for the first time. If you choose to delurk and add a comment below, don’t think of it as a favor to me but as a favor to everyone else. See, as much as I enjoy reading a comment, I can assure you many comments are added as a direct result of other comments preceding them. Comments I delurked!

Commenting Etiquette 101

Jason Yormark

One of the things I’ve loved about blogging is getting to see the growth of comments on my blog over the years. However with more comments comes more questionable responses. I’ve gotten my fair share, and it got me thinking about comment etiquette. I suppose there are no hard fast rules per say when it comes to commenting on blogs, but I do believe there are at least some unwritten ones that I believe in. Don’t comment just to comment.

Instagram Tests New Processes to Limit Potentially Offensive Comments

Social Media Today

Instagram is adding some new, automated warning prompts to deter people from posting potentially offensive remarks

How Can Brands Manage Facebook Comment Overload

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recent comment count on Facebook brand pages is going up, just proving that now, people accept social media as an effective method of communicating with their brand and entering a conversation. These comments can obviously be both positive and negative and can suddenly spring up in quantities if your update has a viral potential. Most importantly it is crucial not to hit the panic button and do the easy thing of deleting all the negative comments or even the entire thread.

The Importance of Comments

Small Business Mavericks

How many of the blogs that you read do you comment on? How different do you think the blogs you read would be if there were no comments? Or if people did comment? If you can have a business blog that people read and comment on, you have a real-time focus group. If you answer the comments quickly, a conversation happens. If nobody is commenting on your blog, maybe it’s time to figure out why. Blogging for Small Business blogging comments marketing

Facebook Employees Stop Work in Protest Against the Company's Inaction on Inflammatory Comments

Social Media Today

As protest action continues in various cities across the US, Facebook employees have called for the company to take a harder line against inflammatory comments

Instagram Adds New Anti-Bullying Measures, Including Bulk Comment Actions and Mention Controls

Social Media Today

Instagram has added some new anti-bullying measures, including the capacity to delete multiple comments at once and new controls on who can @mention your account

Managing Negative Comments in Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

If you work as a social media manager or online community manager you see these all the time … negative comments. Here are 6 more tips on how to manage negative comments: Listen to what is being said. Don’t let negative comments linger. The longer a negative comment goes without a response, the more credibility the comment acquires. If the comment is from a turd, your community will see them for what they are, and they will lose their credibility.

YouTube Adds New Comment Filters in YouTube Studio

Social Media Today

YouTube has added a new set of comment filters to make it easier for creators to maximize their interactions

Facebook Announces Updated Ranking Factors for Post Comments

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced a couple of new considerations for how it ranks comments on posts

Facebook Conducts Research to Measure Angst Caused by Misinterpretation in Comments

Social Media Today

Facebook has conducted a new study to determine the potential negative impacts of misinterpretation in comments - and how it can be addressed

How to Stay on Top of Facebook Ad Comments (Without Losing Your Mind)

agora pulse

Want to respond to Facebook dark post comments? If you’re a seasoned Facebook admin and have an active Facebook page, you’re probably pretty good at responding to comments on your organic posts. But how quick are you to respond to comments on your unpublished posts (i.e.,

Real and Spam Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

Heed the advice of social media consultants and promote your blog by commenting on other blogs. Comments that tell a story help your brand and help me understand what you’re trying to convey. Commenting that anyone or her mother could write has zero value and is universally known as spam. Meet spam comments on my blog. Moreover, none of these writers abide by my comment policy of a first name last name convention. Meet real comments on my blog.

Facebook Announces Bans of Well-Known Extremist Commentators

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced that it's banning a range of well-known extremist commentators as part of its ongoing effort to rid its platform of hate speech

Reintroducing Blog Comment Moderation

Ari Herzog

It is common for companies (who don’t comprehend a blog comment is akin to having a conversation) to hire people to write manual comments on blogs all over the place in the hope an unsuspecting reader will click to learn more about the company product. Despite my replacing Akismet with the Growmap Anti-Spam Plugin two months ago that requires commenters to check a box before submitting a comment , the plugin only prevents automatic comments and not manual comments.

…and Blog Comment Spam Continues

Ari Herzog

With names such as SEO Forum, SEO Outsourcing, and Herbalife, it is pathetic that despite clear instructions that real names are required when adding comments, people continue to leave comments with their company names or other search engine optimized keywords. I wonder if these people are following a manual when commenting. I also muse if human beings are commenting at all or if sophisticated robotic scripts are doing the work. Reintroducing Blog Comment Moderation.