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As Twitter and Facebook have become more popular as ways to share and react to content, the blog comment has lost a lot of its mojo. Sure, there are some blog post that generate a lot of comments but the enthusiasm for comments is nowhere close to what it was like five or six years…

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Last week, Livefyre raised $15-million in venture capital from a blue-chip group of investors that includes U.S. Venture Partners, Greycroft Partners, Cue Ball, HillsVen Group, and ff Venture Capital. Among other things, the money will be used to let Livefyre continue its “aggressive growth”. So what’s interesting about a $15-million financing at a time when…

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There has been a lot of hand-wringing about the death of the blog comment in recent months. Part of it has to do with the fact there are so many places to leave a comment such as Twitter, Friendfeed, Facebook and LinkedIn. It also has to do with the fact the novelty of the blog…

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One of the key elements of blogging has been the ability to comment on posts. It has made blogging more vibrant, interactive, lively, entertaining and educational. But one of the challenges of the comment landscape has been creating a system that would do three things: effectively administer comments on a blog, create universal identities to…

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In the early days of blogging, there were no lack of comments because pre-Twitter and pre-Facebook, it was one of the few ways that people could engage with content. Today, there are lots of options – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Friendfeed, etc. While comments are still alive, my take is people aren’t as enthusiastic about them,…

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For people who write blogs, comments are one of the non-financial rewards for writing something that has resonated with someone enough for them to get engaged. When blogs initially became popular a few years ago, there seemed to a lot more comments. Maybe this happened because the medium was new so people found it a…

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When blogs were the greatest thing since sliced bread, the comments came fast and furious – probably because it was so easy to leave your opinion and participate in a new forum. Today, it seems comments have become a social media orphan. While there are still plenty of people leaving comments (and thanks to everyone…

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One of the things that has made blogs such a vibrant medium is how comments can provide as much insight and information as the blog post itself. The ability to have a conversation with the blog writer, as well as other people leaving comments is part of the “goodness” of blogging. That said, it is…

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