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Afternoon Must-Read: Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher: Re/code Removes Comments

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher: A Note to Re/code Readers: "The biggest change for some of you...

...however, will be that we have decided to remove the commenting function from the site. We thought about this decision long and hard, since we do value reader opinion. But we concluded that, as social media has continued its robust growth, the bulk of discussion of our stories is increasingly taking place there, making onsite comments less and less used and less and less useful.... We believe that social media is the new arena for commenting, replacing the old onsite approach that dates back many years...

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