A new trend is storming the blogosphere – video comments! Though Viddler had released a wordpress plugin earlier enabling video comments, it needed a word from Techcrunch to get the ball rolling. Be prepared for more fun with comments.
Check out the Seesmic-wp-plugin that allows you to accept authenticated or anonymous video comments and moderate video comments exactly like text comments! After you enable it, readers can leave a video comments on every post. However, You need to create a Seesmic account to start leaving comments (as they will host the videos). Note that the plugin also integrates directly into the WordPress admin page, allowing bloggers to create a video and embed it into their post directly.
While video comments will bring more interactivity with the ability to see the commenter, their expressions and surroundings, most users with dial up internet connections will find discussion difficult. Upgrade your broadband internet connections, video comments are here to stay and will change the way you comment on blogs…
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