reports that Google is planning to launch a commenting system to rival that of Facebook’s.
[...] The Google comment system … will have deep links to Google’s network of services and websites, indexing comments in Google Search, and most significantly, the system will be available for use on third party sites. [...] A third party Google comment system would ensure that users are further plugged in to their Google accounts, and one step closer to Google+.
I wonder if Google would bring their embryonic video commenting (as seen in video status updates on Google+) to the broader web. That would be interesting.
Overall, this looks to me more of an immediate threat to well-established third-party commenting systems like Disqus. And, overall, a disruptive effect on an attractive market.
Google to launch third-party commenting platform to rival Facebook
Google is about to launch a new commenting system that will tie into the search giant’s Google+ platform, web services and web search, a source close to the product’s development confirmed …
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