What are Facebook comments?
We’re using this blog to test a commenting system developed by Facebook. In order to post a comment, you must log in using a Facebook account. Your name as it appears on Facebook will be displayed with your comment.
Many other news sites have adopted this platform for two main reasons:
- Because Facebook accounts are almost always based on real names, it prevents people from hiding behind anonymity and making personal attacks on others.
- Commenters have the option of sharing their comment to their Facebook wall, which helps promote newspaper content across Facebook’s huge user base.
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The Today File is a general news blog featuring real-time coverage of Seattle and the Northwest. It is reported by the news staff of The Seattle Times and edited by Assistant Metro Editor Nick Provenza.
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