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comment back

A common comment on popular social media posts that informs others that the commenter will like the first picture on someone's page if they like the first picture on the commenter's page. Often abbreviated as "CB." Ever since I started writing "comment back" on famous people's posts, my Instagram pictures have been getting way more comments!
See also: back, comment

comment about (someone or something)

To speak about a particular person or topic. The young starlet refused to comment about the rumors surrounding her latest movie.
See also: comment

no comment

I don't have any response to make about that. Said as a reply to a question or insinuation. A: "It just seems a bit odd that your salary increase comes at the exact same time as the pay cut to your employees." B: "No comment." A: "Governor, how long have you been accepting bribes?" B: "No comment."
See also: comment, no

address (one's) comments to (someone or something)

To speak to a specific person or group about something. You can address any comments about the event to our marketing department. I'm not sure who I'm addressing my comments to because I haven't found out who is going to be in the audience yet.
See also: address, comment

address (one's) remarks to (someone or something)

To speak to a specific person or group about something. You can address any remarks about the event to our marketing department. I'm not sure who I'm addressing my remarks to because I haven't found out who is going to be in the audience yet.
See also: address, remark

snide comment

A remark or comment that is particularly mocking, scornful, or derogatory. Savita was ecstatic over her acceptance to law school, but John's snide comment about her ability to succeed really undermined her confidence. Sarah always sits at the back of these team meetings making snide comments about whatever the boss is saying.
See also: comment, snide

address comments or remarks to someone

to say something directly to a specific person or group of persons. (See also address oneself to someone; address oneself to something.) George addressed his remarks to everyone.
See also: address, comment, remark

comment about someone or something

 and comment (up)on someone or something
to make a remark about someone or something. There is no need to comment upon this event. Please don't comment on Liz's problems.
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No comment.

I have nothing to say on this matter. Q: When did you stop beating your dog? A: No comment. Q: Georgie, did you chop down the cherry tree? A: No comment.
See also: comment, no

ˌno ˈcomment

(said in reply to a question, usually from a journalist) I have nothing to say about that: ‘Will you resign, sir?’ ‘No comment!’
See also: comment, no

no comment

I don’t want to talk about it. This ambiguous reply to a question one doesn’t wish to answer originated in the mid-twentieth century among politicians and diplomats responding to journalists or interviewers. It soon began to be used more widely by other public figures and is fast approaching the status of a cliché.
See also: comment, no
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The discovery that 57 percent of comments were made with temporary or disposable email addresses is not necessarily indicative of anything; because comments are publicly accessible, some commenters may have chosen to use a temporary email in place of making their personal email address available to anyone browsing the FCC comments.
Further muddling the authenticity of many of the comments was the fact that thousands of the submissions were made with duplicate names or non-names, including some users submitting comments with names like "Net Neutrality" and "The Internet." Just three percent of the comments definitively went through the FCC's email verification process, according to Pew.
"When the Center analyzed the comments submitted during the 2014 net neutrality debate, about 450,000 comments were submitted to the FCC," Aaron Smith, associate director of research at Pew Research Center, said.
Shortly after the DDoS attack, a ( wave of identical comments supporting the FCC's proposal began appearing.
A n ( umber of analyses that looked at the collection of comments left on the FCC's site have concluded that the process was dominated primarily by bots and automated systems, which may have hurt the perception of the process, making it easy to dismiss public opinion as the product of a relatively small number of people running automated campaigns.
Since installing Civil Comments, the number of uncivil comments - those that include threats, personal attacks, name-calling, racial slurs, doxxing/de-anonymizing, and obvious spam - has plummeted on The Register-Guard.
"Our unique combination of natural language processing (NLP) algorithms, peer reviews and behavioral algorithms determines which comments to publish.
Fortunately, The Register-Guard has an established community of long-time commenters who also flag any uncivil comments that make it onto the site.
Since our Civil Comments launch in February 2016 through Tuesday, our online readers have contributed 94,247 comments and 101,415 "reactions" to those comments (options include "Like," "Funny," "Disagree," "Sad" and "Wow").