"The Google comment system, which will almost certainly rival that of Facebook, will have deep links to Google’s network of services and websites, indexing comments in Google Search, and most significantly, the system will be available for use on third party sites.Google to Launch Third-Party Commenting Platform
You can’t go anywhere these days without running into a site that is using Facebook’s third-party comment platform, and it looks like Google wants in on the action.
A third party Google comment system would ensure that users are further plugged in to their Google accounts, and one step closer to Google+."
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Google to Launch Third-Party Commenting Platform [TNW]
Another competitive front for Facebook and Google, with ominous implications for Disqus and other pure-play service providers