I was with some friends about this the other day and then saw the notion mentioned on Jeremiah O’s blog. People are reading blogs from a feed reader (ie Google Reader) and totally missing out on all the conversation that is happening in the comments. That sucks.
There should be a way for people to easily read and write comments all from something like Google Reader. How cool would it be if I could comment on a podcast from iTunes or from my iPhone.
We need to allow the conversation to take place even in these aggregated environments.
Maybe the lack of this type of capability is a downfall of feeds and a bonus for a widget. It’d be completely possible to make a widget for a blog that allows you to read and write comments on a post.
What do you think?