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Possible options of minimizing duplicate comments?

Are there any solutions that combine or group similar comments? Any plugins, 3rd parties or anything that takes community comments and compress what has been already said? Barring that, what would it ...
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Threaded discussion UI for my app

In the system I am developing, I need to create a UI for managing customer notes. A customer note is a textual note related to a customer that a customer service representative writes. For example, a ...
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What are the pros and cons of referring to a user's “response” rather than a user's “comment”?

Users' replies to posts on a blog-type site, or replies to replies and so on, are usually called "comments". And so long as the invitation to respond is not as cutesy as "Have your say" or "Join the ...
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Utility of linking to “recent comments” from a blog's front page?

Quite a few blogs have a section in the right sidebar on the front page which links to the most recent comments, typically citing them by each commenter's name and the title of the post they commented ...
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What factors determine when it's good UX to nest comments on a blog?

Nested comments in the sense of comments that are progressively indented according to their level in the hierarchy are an abomination according to my personal taste, because I tend only to participate ...
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multi select list menu with 'Other' option

Please help if you have come across something like this use case. Thanks in advance. Is there an existing pattern where I have a multi select drop down, which also has an 'Other' option that ...
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Modal or new Page for product description?

I have a question it's kind of research and I have researched a few before posting but I want direct pros and cons for my concerns thus I am posting this question here. I have a page which has a sort ...
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Comments section in form fields arrangement

Just wondering if there is a best practice for when a comments section ( a larger text field) is to be included amidst a bunch of regular size text fields in case of a non-modal situation. An example ...
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Comment section for an infinite scrolling blog page

I came across many infinite scrolling blog pages and could not able to find an appropriate example of a comments section in a blog page with infinite scroll. Is keeping an infinite scroll is even a ...
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Comment vs Reply in a social feed

In a social feed, what is the best term to be used against the posts ? Should it be "Reply" or "Comment" For example in Facebook, it says "Comment", however in Yammer it says "Reply". What should be ...
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Threaded/nested mobile comment section

I'm building a mobile application that is supposed to encourage conversation, and one feature is being able to comment on posts, as well as comment on comments.. essentially a threaded comment system. ...
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How to encourage users to comment?

My site is a webtoon comic. From my analytics there are a lot of people view and read comic but sadly only few of them leave a comment (only 5-10 comment on each chapter). Is there a way to encourage ...
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Should deleting a post also delete all of its comments? [closed]

Imagine a website where users can create posts, and other users can comment on these posts. Example: Q/A website, StackOverflow, or Reddit. Should deleting a post result in: The URL of this post ...
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Show edit comment information

I'm currently working on an enterprise website to manage internal information about clients. Some parts have comment sections allowing users to write comments about a certain client, I was asked to ...
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When to hide comments under the “show comments” button?

I’m designing a comment system for a magazine site. What is the best solution for showing comment section for newspaper / magazine? My current structure of the article is like this: Header Content ...
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When does it make sense to collapse threads in discussion?

When you have a threaded comment system, how do you decide whether you collapse replies to top level comments or no? E.g. Comment 1 Comment 1.1 Comment 1.2 Comment 1.3 Comment 2 vs ...
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“Add attachment/file” button for a mobile app?

I'm re-designing a part of a mobile-first app for reading and answering customer feedback. My problem is: How would you display a button for uploading attachments/files in an interface that is going ...
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Why do users look at the worst comments first? [closed]

A product may have 98% of positive comments and 2% of bad comments, instead of looking what most people liked something, most users jump directly to the few worst comments, by definition less ...
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AJAX loading vs. “hardcoded” comments - is there any advantage of one above the other?

Because of certain reasons, I'm sometimes tied to an extremely slow internet connection. What I realized with this, is that certain sites (for example, any subdomain of blog.hu) works in a way that ...
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Identifying comment area as a place to comment, and only comment

I run a site where users can submit code to algorithmic programming problems, which is then evaluated for correctness. The site has a commenting system, and the comment area looks something like this: ...
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Linking text to one another within documents [closed]

I'm making a package extension for an IDE with a functionality that allows the end user to link separate pieces of syntax to one another, and post a comment/question regarding those two pieces of ...
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What is the ideal maximum of the length of a comment or reply?

Several sites and forum or general site engines use or at least provide the possibility of limitation in the length of posted comments, posts and/or replies. Stack Exchange engine, for example, has a ...
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Scrolling vs “view more” in comments/ large text fields

I'm trying to figure what the best was to handle large text fields in the middle of a form.(Ex. Comments) Is scrolling box the best way, or clicking a "view more" button at the end with the ability o ...
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Picture upload vs. gravatar

Comments are an important part of a magazine project that I'm work on, even being featured extensively on the front-page itself. For this reason, commenters are not only required to be logged in but ...
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What is the best location to locate the comments section in a list page

I am working in a website representing books, where the user can login and read online books through a book viewer and make hi/her own books collections. I have implemented a commenting system for ...
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Comments instead of reviews for PDV details page in ecommerce

Getting reviews for products that go out of stock quickly has always been an issue in ecommerce. I'm curious if we allow comments rather than reviews, how would users use the feature? would there be ...
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show comments and likes

In my page i will be loading images one below other. I need to show comments and likes below each image. But if there are too many comments then the images will move down. Is there any good method to ...
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What are the most efficient user interactions needed on a community forum?

When participating in a user community, like StackExchange or Reddit (or any other forum/bulletin board), what are the useful essentials that make it a good experience for you? I'm trying to whittle ...
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Right place to add a new comment on lazy loading screen

Consider a mobile app screen with many comments, which are ordered by created date (oldest first). Comments are lazily loaded, page size = 10. Now please consider the following use case: The user ...
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What's the best way to display reply threads? [duplicate]

I have a post and reply system. Currently when you view a post, you can see a list of its direct replies in a vertical scroller. You then click on a reply to see replies to that. I might call this "...
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Does a user need an account to post comments?

I'm working on a blog website and I doubt about forcing users to create accounts to post comments under my blog posts. What is your opinion about this? Is it good from User Experience Aspect?
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Does adding comments to photos really add to the user-experience?

I'm putting together an app where users can upload photos of dishes from the restaurants they visit. Right now I'm debating on whether or not to include the ability to comment. What I'm trying to ...
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Is showing single textarea at first then show other fields on comment form confusing? [closed]

I want to make commenting easy in order to motivate the visitors of my website(s) to comment. The default comment form includes a comment text area (multi-line) and 3 text fields. I want to make the ...
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Which words to use to motivate visitors to comment?

I'm trying to find the best words to motivate visitors to comment on my website (IT based blog/portal). Commenting rate is ~ 0.1% (1 comment per 1000 visitors). This is the default one (for Drupal): ...
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Should my Task Modal comments be threaded for reply comments or single inline ordered by DateTime?

Below is my Project Management Task Modal App (work in progress and far from final and done so lots will change still). My question is in regards to my Task Activity Panel on the right side. It ...
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Why would some high profile blog not allow commenting? [closed]

Comments have been an important part from the evolution of blog. But I can see some blogs like http://www.lukew.com not allowing comments at all. It surely hurts the user experience for genuine ...
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Would emailing everyone who used our commenting system (over the last year) about a change be intrusive?

My company's news site is relaunching, and as part of this we are replacing our old commenting platform with Disqus. The team came up with the idea to email everyone who used the old platform to give ...
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Showing Zero (0) for views/likes/comments counters

Working on a community based marketplace, we want to have icons with counters that represent how many views, likes, and comments were made to the item. A pretty common thing, yet, everybody seems to ...
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Encourage users to add comments to questions. Is it good UX to show a toggle button or is there a better way?

I want to encourage users to add comments but all the questions show up on one page so having all the comment boxes visible takes up too much vertical space. Is it good UX to show them on clicking a ...
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Alternative Slick/Smart method to disply Recursive Replying Comments?

I want to avoid the classical way of replying into replying into replying that goes like this Comment --> Reply 1 --> Reply 2 ---->Reply 3 ---->Reply 4 ------->...
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Effect of an image avatar on user's work with comments

I am searching for some study about what is an effect of avatar images in discussion. It is definitely true, that comment with avatar image is better for user's recognition and orientation inside many ...
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Handling large lists of comments on multiple items within a page

I have a site that includes lists of 25 items, each one of which has its own comments block, and each comment can be linked to directly, in which case the page is loaded, scrolled to that comment. ...
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Multilingual Comments on my website

I have a website which contains description, title, cover of movie or some other things. On the bottom I have Facebook comments. I have a 2 questions. Should I change Facebook comments to Disqus ...
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what do you think about that comment delete screen UX/UI?

we have an android app that lets you share thoughts with friends without revealing who you are. It's in developing processes now! I designed comments delete screen, but I'm not sure it's good for UX. ...
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Side comments on news feed

I am building a news feed and I thought of changing the location of the comments to be on the side. Besides Medium that does it more for footnotes, I didn't see a website that has real discussions on ...
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How to present reply chains on a mobile/condensed interface? [duplicate]

Take a website such as reddit where users can reply to a post, and then users can reply to that reply, etc. I'm building a mobile application that deals with a similar situation with nested replies. ...
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Is there a better way rather than forcing a double sign-in? Inspired by Youtube commenting by Google plus

This is an awkward question, combined with a irritated observation. Please forgive the irritated tone. I am very frustrated by the repeated messages I get on YouTube if I want to do as little as ...
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Is there any good reason to enforce a maximum length for comments?

This is sort of the antithesis to this question. A lot of websites - including the Stack Exchanges - will only allow commenting up to a certain length. It tends to sit between 300 and 600 characters ...
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Notes related to a field

I'm building a workflow application in which users are assigned to tasks. Each task has a large number of fields which can be of various types, e.g. dropdown, textarea, or even data grids they can ...
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Is the comment area of a news story a distraction to the user?

i mean, include a area to comments in a news can make the reader forget the read content? as you know, Comment areas are full of conversations fleeing subject, hate speech,trolls and much more, so, it ...