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Yellow highlighting of new comments has returned

An update to the Coral system.

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Earlier today, SB Nation announced a familiar feature to long-time fans of blogs like Dawgs By Nature: new comments being highlighted in yellow. You can read all about the change at SB Nation, but here is a quick summary of what to expect:

  • When you visit an article, any new comments since your last visit will be highlighted in yellow.
  • Currently, this is device-dependent. That means if you are just using your home computer, all comments will correctly be yellow or not yellow. However, if you then visit the same article on your phone, everything would appear as “new” again. Long-term, SB Nation will seek a solution for not making it device-dependent.
  • The “Z” key to mark comments as “read” is not currently available. However, SB Nation said the following regarding the “Z” key:

This feature isn’t ready yet, but we’re getting close, and we hope to bring it to you very soon. You ask, and we listen!