Tag: comments

Why YouTube Comments Suck (and Reddit comments don’t)

Find the most innocent, uncontroversial video on YouTube. Scroll down ever so slightly, and you’ll suddenly hear a thousand furious [internet] voices yelling. This video about puppies has sparked a heated investigation of 9/11. YouTube isn’t alone. Toxic comment sections are everywhere. But some sites are better than others, reddit.com is full of thoughtful productive conversations. So why does this...