by Serdar Yegulalp, +Computerworld

#blog #comment #plaform #disqus #livefyre #intensedebate #gpluslws

"Computerworld – Anyone who manages a high-traffic website knows the importance of the phrase "audience engagement." That's Webspeak for having an audience of readers who regularly post lively comments, keep the discussion going and give your site another reason to be visited.

The hard part is when managing those audience conversations becomes a job unto itself. The task of administering comments and/or discussion threads is limited both by the capacity of the host and the architecture of the system being used. What works well for an audience of dozens may implode when suddenly faced with an audience of thousands. Screening out spam and moderating messages can turn into a full-time job. And if a particular post goes viral, the sheer server load generated by a sudden spike in comment traffic might be more than your Web provider can handle."
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Hands-on: 3 comment platforms make blog management easier
If you have a popular blog, it can be difficult to keep control of the conversation. We look at 3 comment platforms — Disqus, IntenseDebate and Livefyre — that can help.

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