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Game of Thrones, Comments and Cute Animals Together at Last!

Posted by Steve Roy on April 09, 2015 • ... comments

With Game of Thrones returning this Sunday, we thought we’d look back at some of the best comments people on Disqus have made about the show. 18 hours later (it was exhausting but in the fun way), we assembled some of the best. And then searched the Internet high and low to match those comments with pictures of animals. (Repeat: these are actual comments.) Allow us to present our hard work.

Controversy vs. Conversation: Analyzing Oscar Talk

Posted by Steve Roy on February 28, 2015 • ... comments

My favorite bar in my old neighborhood used to have an Oscars night party. They’d print their own ballots and determine winners by the volume of cheering as each nominee was read aloud. That was fun but it was the discussion at my end of the bar that I enjoyed more. I could hear more and I learned more.

What Comments About Oscar® Movies Reveal

Posted by Steve Roy on February 19, 2015 • ... comments

Yesterday, we published our findings from studying comments related to Oscar® nominated films. We couldn’t cover all that we discovered in one post. This next batch of findings looks at what surprised us and drove discussions in interesting ways.

What’s In A Name? Understanding Pseudonyms

Posted by Steve Roy on December 15, 2014 • ... comments

At Disqus, we know that people choose to express themselves freely and openly in online communities. They can choose what they want to say, where they want to say it and how they choose to identify themselves when they do. And many of the people who use Disqus do this under a pseudonym — a handle or nickname that isn’t the person’s actual name.

Outsourcing Comments is Outsourcing Audience

Posted by Steve Roy on November 20, 2014 • ... comments

Henry Anatole Grunwald, long-time editor of TIME, once said, “Journalism can never be silent: That is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.”

In today’s ever-connected world, people of all colors, stripes and backgrounds are now part of that journalistic struggle — they share stories, provide commentary and are just as part of the news as the sources, writers, and editors.

What’s Cooler Than a Billion Monthly Uniques?

Posted by Steve Roy on May 13, 2013 • ... comments

Last month, Disqus achieved a significant milestone: our network hit a billion monthly unique visitors. No matter how you slice it, it puts Disqus in a select category of ubiquitous web services that millions of people use everyday.

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