Beaufort News

Packet, Gazette roll out online commenting service

To better serve our online readers, and switch today (8/27) to a new service for handling readers' comments on stories posted at the two sites.

The new service, called Disqus, offers expanded options enabling users to follow and share comments -- and promotes greater accountability among contributors to improve the quality of comments.

As with any change, we expect online readers to have questions. To answer them, we've put together a list of questions and answers about the change.

This information is viewable at

We hope you'll find the new service useful.