Best and Worst Practices in Commenting

Best Practices

  • Genuine
  • Proper English, fully formed sentences
  • Relevant to what has been posted
  • Provide insight, clarify, constructive criticism/being helpful
  • Not too lengthy, more than a paragraph

Worst Practices

  • Argument in comments
  • Unnecessary vulgar language
  • Self promotion
  • Irrelevance/going off topic
  • Trolls – people who want to just get you angry
  • Inappropriate user name
  • When someone hasn’t read the entire post
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