The Quality, Popularity, and Negativity of 5.6 Million Hacker News Comments

Hopefully, these comments will answer whether Hacker News is experiencing a rise in quality, or if the complaints levied against HN are valid.

A Blog Comment System That Steals Comments From Facebook

Those comments become LiveFyre comments. And the Facebook user has no input, nor any notification that their comments are being used this way.

How To Kill The Reader Comments Of A Popular Tech Blog

I'm honestly afraid that the switch from Facebook Comments could kill quality comments on TechCrunch completely.