Facebook comments get their own links

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Journalists can now link directly to interesting or newsworthy comments that are posted on Facebook, reports Jeff Sonderman. Each comment’s timestamp now has a permalink you can copy and share. The system has some shortcomings; the page doesn’t automatically scroll to the linked comment, and the comment is highlighted only for about a second before fading. But it’s a start.

Sonderman has an explanatory graphic here.

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