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When The Story Continues In The Comments

You never know who will leave a comment – sometimes it’s the subject of the article itself. … Read More

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Happy Hacktoberfest!

Be part of Hacktoberfest and help improve our tools … Read More

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Questions and Answers

Can a quiz solve the problem of angry commenters? … Read More

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Brexit and the value of the comments

Over the past few days, a number of online comments about Brexit have gone viral. It’s a sign of what we need to do next … Read More

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A Change of Focus

Our Project Lead explains why we’ve altered our approach … Read More

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Join us

We’ve opened up our repos, launched a community forum, and we want you to join us in our mission. … Read More

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Our Code of Conduct

We expect everyone contributing to The Coral Project to follow this code. … Read More

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Internet Comments and The Law

Are sites ever legally responsible for what’s posted by the community? Here’s what can and can’t get you in trouble. … Read More

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What makes us different

There are many existing comment platform vendors out there. We’re not like them. … Read More

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A problem like the comments

What is the journalistic purpose of engagement and community? … Read More

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Killing the comments — what’s next?

Some high-profile websites are closing their comments sections. Are comments broken or do we need some better tools? By Federica Cherubini. … Read More

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Introducing Our Community Lead

We’re excited for you to meet the latest member of the team. … Read More

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Here we are

What we’ll be doing, how we’ll be doing it, and how you can help us. … Read More