Disqus wants to help rid the web of toxic commenters
Offenders could be given shadow bans and timeouts in the near future.
Facebook tests GIFs in comments like it's 1995
”Everybody loves a good GIF"
Facebook comments are headed for a Messenger-like makeover
Messenger features are slowly creeping into the main Facebook experience.
Public Access' time is done, but a better Engadget community awaits
Comments and community reviews are the future.
News site deters comment rants by making you take a quiz
You need to prove you've read the article before you can talk about it.
Alphabet fights 'toxic' comments with machine learning
Jigsaw's Perspective is learning how to identify bad comments so publications can foster better conversations.
All opinions are equal in BuzzFeed's new comment system
Outside Your Bubble tries to teach readers about how different people think.
IMDb is shutting down its infamous message boards
They just weren't a friendly place to talk about movies.
Google+ revives one of its most useful features: Events
The company continues to tweak its social network.