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Facebook Rolling Out Commenting System for Big Media Sites

Facebook’s courtship of big media continues: CNET’s Caroline McCarthy reports that the social network is rolling out a commenting system, akin to services like Disqus, that it wants to launch with the help of big publishers. That makes sense, because Facebook has been headed in that direction. Go to Time Warner’s People.com, and you’ll see that Facebook already manages that site’s comments, a move it made last year. Easy to see Facebook and publishers working together on something even more robust.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus