As far as I see the initial adopter of social commenting was Google where they allowed users to comment with their Google profiles. With the introduction of the Facebook connect this became a total madness with many blogger and websites where everyone started to use it, including me which then proved to be unreliable and taking a long time to load. Then came twitter becoming one of the the early followers with many late followers to enter.
Then came the third parties such as DISQUS and IntenseDebate where they combined many of these social commenting providers to give a comprehensive solution with more interactivity and user friendliness. My first choice was IntenseDebete which I noticed an increase in the loading time of my blog after sometime, still the ongoing social commenting madness kept me away from reverting back.
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