Getting started with site moderation on Disqus for iOS 1.1

Posted by Tony Hue on July 27, 2016

We recently released version 1.1 of the Disqus iPhone app that includes a slew of new features such as site profiles, Twitter and Google login options, and GIF search.

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Behind the scenes with Bleacher Nation, your pick for the best sports site

Posted by Tony Hue on July 25, 2016

Earlier this month, we asked you for your nominations of the best sports websites on the Internet. Seven sites were nominated and after a week of voting with 1,941 total votes submitted by the community, we now have our winner.

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Disqus for iOS 1.1: Inline moderation, GIF search, and more

Posted by Talton Figgins on July 21, 2016

The first major feature release for Disqus for iOS is now available on the App Store. This update includes new features for moderators such as inline moderation actions and for commenters including markdown support and GIF support.

Read on to find out what else is new.

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What Disqus commenters are saying about Pokémon Go

Posted by Tony Hue on July 13, 2016

In case you have been living under a rock the last week (unless you were out searching for some Onix), Pokémon Go is all the rage right now.

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Disqus hacks the roadmap: June 2016 Recap

Posted by Tony Hue on July 11, 2016

Last month, we hosted an internal two-day hackathon at Disqus HQ. Unlike your typical anything-goes hackathon, “Hack the Roadmap”—as we dubbed it—aimed to enable anyone at Disqus to explore projects and ideas that may be immediately relevant or considered in our future roadmap.

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Debate time: Clinton vs. Trump

Posted by Brian Falldin on July 06, 2016

If I were to ask 10 people on the street what they think about comments online when it comes to politics, I’d likely hear that political opinions online are often loud, colorful, and most-often uncivil.

Name calling, finger pointing, and relentless ridicule are often what people expect.

But that isn’t always the case.

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Vote: The top 7 best sports websites

Posted by Tony Hue on July 05, 2016

Last week, we asked you for your nominations for the best sports websites on the Internet. After 20+ nominations were submitted by the community, we selected 7 sites to vie for your vote in being honored as the very best. Without further ado, here are the nominees for the best sports site.

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3 small but powerful moderation updates you should know about

Posted by Danny Matteson on June 30, 2016

In the past few weeks, you may have noticed some minor changes to the moderation panel. We’ve made several updates that speed up moderation. The moderation panel is one of the most heavily used pages and it plays an important role in the Disqus ecosystem –– when moderators can work quickly and effectively, they can build awesome communities.

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Is there a foolproof way to earn money online?

Posted by Rachel Cook on June 28, 2016

For those outside the digital publishing world, the woes of online content creators can be hard to understand. Between crafting the perfect content, building a loyal following, and finding the right way to make money, publishers everywhere struggle to find success online. But before we dive into the plight of modern publishers, let’s step back to the innocent days before the Internet.

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Most popular gaming website: Niche Gamer

Posted by Tony Hue on June 27, 2016

When it comes to a great gaming website, a couple things are important: an engaging and welcoming community of gamers, stories to help you discover interesting news, trends, and perspectives, and a dedicated team that truly understands and respects its readers.

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