In May, The Washington Post launched our user profile on Reddit, and the months since have been quite a ride. We’ve hosted several Ask Me Anything sessions featuring journalists like Pulitzer Prize winner David Fahrenthold, the reporting trio (Stephanie McCrummen, Beth Reinhard and Alice Crites) who broke the story about Roy Moore’s sexual misconduct allegations and North […]
Here's the latest for what's coming to The Post's comments section.
Update: We released a fix this week eliminating an issue with browsers that block third-party cookies from loading the comments section. Parts of the post below have been updated to reflect this. *** The latest update to our new commenting system will help readers keep track of likes and replies and provides a new — […]
A short update regarding The Washington Post comments section.
As many of you might have already seen, The Washington Post is using new commenting software in a few targeted places: our politics section, our business section, blogs like The Switch and this page. We’re implementing new comment software to give readers, editors and moderators an updated set of tools to ensure Post readers can discuss […]
We're asking for your feedback.
Here's what we plan to deliver to readers each week and how to sign up.
What do Post readers think about the existing set of features? What changes would Post readers suggest? These are the questions being asked, both by current commenters and those who choose not to.
The newsletter will be a way to highlight the most interesting discussions around Washington Post journalism.
Last week, we asked Post commenters to take a look at the Comments Lab, an experimental site created by our colleagues at The Coral Project that showcases the features available in comment systems and details the research that’s been conducted around each feature. Within five hours on a Friday afternoon, we had more than 1,000 comments […]