On June 30th, "Nate News" announced that they will be removing the public comment sections from all entertainment news articles starting July 7th.
'Nate News' revealed, "We have taken into consideration the concerns of many of our users, who felt that public comments under entertainment news articles are inflicting more harm than good on celebrities, TV programs, etc; as a result, as of July 7, public comment services under all entertainment news articles will come to an end."
The news platform continued, "User comments posted prior to July 7 will be viewable and adjustable even after the public comment service comes to an end, through the 'My Comments' tab within each individual account. We also notify that as of July 7, the 'My Comments' tab containing all comments previously posted by an individual user will be made viewable by other users."
As a response to this announcement, netizens on Nate Pann are having a conflicting perspective on the disabled commenting section.
Netizens comments on Nate Pann include:
"I feel that freedom of speech is being limited"
"Are they crazy? Seems like they are trying to oppress our freedom of speech. This limits a venue where the people's voice can be heard"
"It's not freedom of speech if it causes another person to become hurt or even die"
"Freedom of speech is not to stab people using your fingertips"
"They should just change the comment section to have people post under their real names instead"
"Shouldn't they find better ways to catch people who write mean comments?"
You can read more on this article and find out about the disabled comment section on Nate News' entertainment articles here.