The comments section for media is a separate additional, very important content format. It's great to have comments like on The New York Times or Reddit.
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« Tolstoy Comments main goal is to create value for the comments section.
Gamification, user ratings, personalized ratings, a user profile that stores a history of posts - all of these things help shape a commenter's reputation. In sum, this has a strong impact on the quality of comments.
The comments section can be a significant source of useful information on your site. Comments are not just the value judgments of nooneymen regarding editorial material. If the discussion is properly directed, you can achieve a lot from users. The theory of 6 handshakes will help in finding the right newsmaker. Readers' questions will give an opportunity to look at the story from a new angle and issue a follow-up. A few commenters with Photoshop will make better jokes than your cmm guy. What the community on the site will be like is up to you. And we'll provide the best tool on the market for commenting systems and help with "how to work with the community" consulting.
Optimal for media widget settings from Tolstoy Comments experience:
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Tolstoy Comments - an easy-to-use chat on all devices. It looks great on mobiles, supports all kinds of media: photo galleries, videos and gifs. Chats do not hang even with several thousand messages in a thread and work incredibly fast. In addition to group chats, there is an opportunity to write private messages.
Dynamic user ratings
Rating is the level of popularity of the website's commentators. To be at the top of the rankings, you need to write witty, interesting and a lot. Our mission is to regain the reputation on the Internet.
It seems that we were the first to come up with the idea of rewarding users for comments. There are more than 150 badges in the system to reward users for different types of activity. For example, if you have written the best comment in a thread, you get a badge. Some of the awards are given automatically, some are given by moderators. You can create author's sets of awards for your users.
Tolstoy Comments knows how to bring users back to your site with push notifications and e-mail updates. Users will never miss replies to their comments, private messages, new ratings and awards.