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Facebook Comments: Not the End of Anonymity, Just a Blow for Civility

In the wake of popular blog TechCrunch's adoption of Facebook's Comments plug-in to control the virulent, useless and nasty comments on its site, the Internet has erupted with screeds about the death of anonymity. But DailyFinance columnist Alex Salkever isn't worried -- he's relieved.

Microsoft's WordPress Deal Looks Like a Win-Win

WordPress, the hugely popular blogging platform produced by Automatic Software, is becoming the default blogging platform for Microsoft Live users. Microsoft has pretty much killed its homegrown blogging platform, and that's good for both companies.