Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Yahoo ProductsYahoo Answers · 1 month ago

Why have comments been shutdown on Yahoo answers?

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  • .
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Comments were removed on 7/23/2020, as has been asked and answered DOZENS of times since the change occurred.

    Per Yahoo:

    "In order to strengthen and improve community and engagement, we are temporarily disabling comments.

    Our goal is always to create a safe, engaging place to connect over interests and passions and we’d love your feedback on how to improve this experience. Please email us your feedback at yahoocommentfeedback@verizonmedia.com"

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    My guess is enough people complained about how badly it was being abused, so it was removed. Too many used it to attack other users or to respond to questions posted by users who had them blocked. You must've scrolled right past the MANY questions already asked about it here.

  • Sharon
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Commenting on answers has been removed because people have been abusing the comment section. For how long we don't know. It could be temporary, or it could be permanent.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because people were using them to harass other users

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because of reporting violations 

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  • Daniel
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Yahoo has Temporary Disabled Comments Until they turn them Back on you wont be able to Comment

    on any Answers

    They made a Announcement about it here is what they have to say about It

    In order to strengthen and improve community and engagement with our audience, we are temporarily disabling comments. Our goal is always to create a safe, engaging place to connect over interests and passions. Please feedback to yahoocommentfeedback@verizonmedia.com

  • 1 month ago

    For the upteenth time, the comments were disabled across the entire Yahoo platform, including commenting on YA answers. This was for security and safety reasons. Also, there are legal liability reasons for Verizon because of increasing spamming, violent threats, and attempts to breach security around a presidential election. They did the same thing in 2012 and 2016.

  • 1 month ago

    Safety and security reasons. They did the same thing in 2016 and 2012.  

  • 1 month ago

    they have been shut on news articles. my guess - to avoid spamming and hostile comments

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