Bring back the red thumbs and get rid of all of the white space that takes ages to scroll down through . gearing to be a joke now. I submitted a comment that was inoffensive and got 500+ likes but looked at it later and found that 96 comments were cut to about 30 suiting their agenda. Going to spend a while highlighting how bad this site has gone right up to the point that they ban me. Which is funny because I have been on here for 5 years and yet trolls who get banned on a regular basis will be on here long after me. My advice don't bother with the app. I've actually uninstalled it.
I used to like it until they updated the comments section. Comments which don't suit the narrative seem to be deleted a lot more frequently & it's now becoming nothing more than an echo chamber. Quite a few people also reporting they are no longer allowed post comments.
Used to be a great app. Has gone steadily downhill with each update. After the recent updates to comments and red thumbs, no longer feel it's worth the battery drain.
App has gone downhill, the journalism on the site is not great and was not the main reason I used the app and visited the site, the comments made it, now with red thumbs being removed you can no longer tell if the dumb controversial comments on the site represent the majority of readership or not. No red thumbs now people can and do say something controversial and their comment stays on top with only useless green thumbs and hidden replies which you now have to click into individually go view all. My usage of the app and website has dropped significantly and am now uninstalling it... bring the red thumbs back and all comments and I'll come back.
Best thing about The Journal is the comments section. But needs to bring back the Red Thumbs for chastising the lunatics!
Red thumbs are gone and they've messed about with the comments that show... 1 star until they're back
- Minor bug fixes and performance improvements
We’ve been working hard on improving our comments section, it has been completely redesigned for a better experience. You can now control which comments you want to see, favourite a user to give their comments priority over others, or mute a user to stop seeing their comments completely.