Today’s post was inspired by a question we got recently from a physician reader.
Should I turn on “comments” on my blog?
Blogs are widely considered a form of social media, their origin as an online diary or “web log” with a comments section being interactive in nature, and their continued use by many sparking a wide range of written interactions, from catatonically boring to outright scathing. Blogs allow private citizens and companies alike to reach out and connect with the wider world, whether for personal or commercial gains.
Having now been adopted by corporate players like Coca Cola, Walmart, and Whole Foods, blogs are no longer necessarily intended for live interaction at all, having the comments section turned off altogether or closely controlled. Some might even say that the blog has become just another form of mainstream media, like a magazine article, newspaper column, or TV program, intended for consumption only. [Read more…] about Medical Blog Comments can be a Tricky Landscape to Navigate