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Steve Dempsey: How do you avoid trolls on your website’s comments section? Keep readers engaged on a particular theme

17th December, 2014

Godwin’s Law is an internet adage that states that sooner or later in every online discussion, someone will be compared to Hitler.

It’s used to illustrate the problem with internet forums and website comments – they tend to descend into aggressive name-calling and trolling, no matter the topic under discussion.

No one familiar with Godwin’s Law will have been too surprised to hear that Reuters is ditching the comments sections from...

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