Comments Disabled

The artifact does not support or allow comments.

The absence of a public feedback facility such as a comment section or discussion forum prevents consumers from posting feedback that is visible to other consumers. This restricts the ability of people to communicate with one another and shields the content originator from potential criticism.

Application

The Comments Disabled flag Use the Comments Disabled flag to identify artifacts—such as articles, blog posts, and YouTube videos—that do not provide a commenting facility when one would normally be expected.

Use the Comments Disabled flag to identify entities—such as journalists, social media influencers, and politicians—who routinely or tactically disable comments in order to shield themselves from criticism.