Skip to comments.HuffPost Sees Mass Exodus as More Users Reject New Comment System
Posted on 12/16/2013 2:03:47 PM PST by Svartalfiar
While theres no way to confirm hard numbers, it seems thousands of users if not more, are leaving the Huffington Post (also known as HuffPost) and its previously robust community because of the newly introduced comment system.
The new system requires people to sign in through Facebook if they want to comment on any of the stories. It also requires Facebook verification, which requires a cell phone number.
(Excerpt) Read more at theepochtimes.com ...
Could not have happened to a better website.
Let me get this straight....Facefarque requires you to have a cellphone?
I know I see all these airheads frantically tapping away at their phones 24/7, but geez. I guess they know their audience?
Joining Facebook would be like a Body cavity search in the parking lot as you step from your car before you enter the mall
With a cell phone number, force fed adverts are far more obvious and effective than old style emails. A lot of peeps today literally live their life on the small screen.
Yes avoid social media at all costs. That's where millenials live and you don't want to interrupt their indoctrination by progressives.
But I bet they continue to defend voting without ID to the death!
That will screen out privacy advocates, for sure. Sort of narrows the focus a bit.
They didn’t want to leave any breadcrumbs to track them down when they troll.
turn the lights on and the cockroaches run!
Newsbusters does this too. I quit posting there.
That is funny. Huff Post has paranoid left wingers as its base. Imagine requiring these lunatics to identify themselves before they post. Policy will soon be discontinued.
uh... who here would continue posting if they were traceable by any leftist out there?
I believe that a cell phone number is not required to sign up for Facebook, but they will sometimes require one for verification, primarily (I understand) to detect phony accounts who are suspected of liking for money or whatever.
up until a week ago I was going on HP to basically post headlines of news stories that HP did not (would not) post. It was entertaining for me to see the vitriolic comments posted in response to the mere presentation of FACT.
That was when I could use a phoney email.
I’ll have to get those jollies elsewhere somehow now.
I assume anybody posting on FR is totally known to the regime.
I’d be shocked otherwise.
Several online news sites have converted to Facebook member comments. Can’t think of the last time someone commented in the local rag. Crickets.
Not difficult to set up a bogus FB account.
(It’s great for receiving messages from folks like Palin, Cruz, and Cain, and you can educate millenials at the same time).
Don’t ask me how I know this...
Can I use MySpace?
(Hee-hee! I’m not there either.)
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