Facebook now lets users and pages turn off comments on their posts

Facebook now lets users and pages turn off comments on their posts

The Guardian

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The new feature to limit comments comes after an Australian court ruling that found news outlets are liable for comments on their pages

Facebook will allow every user including celebrities, politicians, brands and news outlets to determine who can and can’t comment on their posts.

The social media giant announced on Wednesday that when people post on Facebook, they will be able to control who comments on the post, ranging from everyone who can see the post, to only those who have been tagged by the profile or page in the post. It is similar to a change recently introduced by Twitter to limit who can reply to tweets.

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