GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) -- We're changing the way commentsare posted on each story on woodtv.com, and we believe you'll find this changeis better.
For years, you've been able to comment on each story you read onwoodtv.com. Until now, your comments could be posted through analias and you could remain anonymous.
Now, your comments will appear in the same spot at the bottom ofeach web story, and you also have the option of having them appearin your personal Facebook feed.
Beginning now, the only way you can publicly post a comment on woodtv.com isby being signed into your personal Facebook page. You canthen share your thoughts about the story directly on our website,and your thoughts can also be seen on your Facebook page.
By default, your Facebook icon and name only shows to other peopleunder the following circumstances.
- You leave a comment on a story.
- You "like" a story and a Facebook friend of yours visits the same story.
You can adjust these settings by logging into Facebook andgoing to your Account > Privacy Settings and Account >Application Settings.
When you see your picture next to the comment box, otherpeople do not see that picture. It only means you are logged intoFacebook.
We know you won't always want to share each nugget with yourFacebook friends. That's why we've made it easy to send an e-mail directly to the 24Hour News 8 newsroom, where your thoughts and insideinformation will be private. Look below the Facebook comments boxfor the area to "Comment to 24 Hour News 8".
Over the years, we have tried to find the best way for each ofyou to share your thoughts on our stories. It's been atrial-and-error process, but we feel this is the best solution todate.
We always welcome your suggestions, so let us know -- either byposting a comment below (and on Facebook) or by sending a privatee-mail.
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