The Comments Are Fine; A Defence of Internet Comment Sections

3 min readJul 20, 2020

As the old internet adage goes, you should never read the comments.

This is because the comments section is apparently an unmoderated cesspool of hatred and idiocy, with comments on social media sites and content sharing platforms like Facebook and YouTube supposedly being the worst of the worst.

But is this really the case? Are internet comments really that bad?

Honestly, I don’t think they are. In fact, I think comments and comment sections are some of the most unfairly…


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