A Whole New Era: What AI Tools Like ChatGPT Might Mean for Your Site

Posted by Michael Gately on January 25, 2023 • ... comments

The new year is off to a dynamic start with a confluence of macroeconomic factors at play, much hullabaloo at major tech companies, and, now, the emergence of new generative AI tools that we could have used to write this blog post (but didn't, we promise).

The Key to Preserving Publisher Revenue on the Open Web: Data

Posted by Michael Gately on January 03, 2023 • ... comments

There’s much to distract publishers of late. Misinformation, disinformation, and a rash of related and serious current events abound. Third-party cookie deprecation looms, as ever. Leadership, privacy, and measurement-and-reach changes in the big tech platforms have disrupted both advertising and publishing to a large degree.

The Disqus comment section, upgraded

Posted by Michael Gately on December 12, 2022 • ... comments

 

 

Last month, we announced that we were working on a refresh of the Disqus comment section.

Today, after weeks of listening to and incorporating tons of awesome feedback from our awesome community of commenters and publishers, we’re taking a huge step forward in fully deploying the new comment section across our entire network. It's a very exciting day!

A is for Automation—and It's Boosting Engagement and Revenue for Publishers

Posted by Michael Gately on December 06, 2022 • ... comments

A new report from the International News Media Association (INMA) highlights how publishers are using artificial intelligence and automation to grow both their editorial coverage AND their revenue. 

Let's talk about the Disqus redesign

Posted by Michael Gately on November 29, 2022 • ... comments

 

Hi all,

As some of you may have heard, we’re currently working on a redesign of the Disqus comment section. Starting today, we're officially moving our redesign into limited production and we wanted to take this opportunity to share a little bit about our process and the thinking behind what we're doing.

Elon Musk's reign at Twitter is here—what his early moves signal to publishers

Posted by Michael Gately on November 02, 2022 • ... comments

 

The Elon Musk era at Twitter is officially upon us, and the newly self-proclaimed "Chief Twit" has wasted no time in making a number of high-profile moves and announcements designed to shake things up. 

Advanced Moderation is freeing publishers from the moderation migraine

Posted by Michael Gately on October 26, 2022 • ... comments

When considering the various pros and cons of employing an on-site comments section, publishers can sometimes feel a bit wary of the potential burden of comment moderation that comes along with one. We totally get it—after all, the prospect of having to manually sift through and review each incoming comment is a daunting one, especially so for overstretched editorial and community management teams, as well as for sites that generate large volumes of comments.

How Disqus helps publishers stay recession-proof

Posted by Michael Gately on October 05, 2022 • ... comments

 

Each new day, it seems, brings with it another round of bleak warnings about the global economic situation. A global recession, according to the doomsayers, is inevitable and may only be months, weeks, or even days away from starting officially. Some are saying that the recession has already begun. While we all wait to see what exactly the future holds, all indications point to some bumpiness ahead.

3 tips for navigating the current macroeconomic uncertainty as a publisher

Posted by Michael Gately on August 24, 2022 • ... comments

Déjà vu all over again?

New: Advanced Moderation tools that set the tone for your community

Posted by Michael Gately on August 02, 2022 • ... comments

 

Let's face it—you, as a Disqus publisher, don't have the time or resources to sit there and manually review each comment being posted to your comments section, do you? 

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