ESPN is the latest major media outlet that plans to shut down their site’s comments section; users are told they can use social media instead.
A recent study by several universities shows that Reddit banning the worst of its hate speech subreddits did have a positive effect.
Similar to NPR, Scientific American, and others, the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has announced that it’s shutting down its comments forum.
NPR’s announced plans to drop comments from its online website. Are comments really worthwhile, or a waste of time and resources?