Yahoo News Brings News Commenting Back

After a three year hiatus, Yahoo News is once again opening up to news commenters. The site, which has been the top source of online news in the US for several years now, has quietly added a standard commenting feature to all of its articles, which allows visitors to post their opinions, respond to specific views left by others, and vote comments up or down. Most of its big (and smaller) rivals already feature similar systems. Yahoo News had previously allowed its users to comment on news articles via message boards. But the company shut those down in late 2006 in part because of the poor quality of discussion. This time around, Yahoo has added filtering technologies to its comment streams, in order to ensure that higher quality comments are highlighted

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