I disabled comments on this blog and a few other some time ago because I couldn’t keep up deleting spam and it was getting embarrassing. I decided to clean the old ones up, add more protection (captcha? 1 + 5 = ?) and enable again. Needless to say, I failed because of procrastinating at step #1.
But is it worth enabling comments again? Do people even comment on blogs anymore? have the discussions moved to social sites – Facebook, Reddit, Hacker news (or other niche networks)?[…]