"The ads will be placed by an e-commerce producer based at the Chicago Tribune, also owned by the Tribune Co., where the project has been in its testing phase for about six months. The e-commerce links will appear on health, image, food, travel, books, entertainment, sports sections and photo galleries. The green links will not appear in columns, news section articles and blogs, according to the memo on LAObserved.
Stanton also announced a revised comment policy wherein registered users of Facebook and other social networking sites can post comments on Times stories, articles and photos live, without moderation, but not on blogs. Users will pass through a word filter that blocks an extensive list of vulgarities, but there are chances inappropriate comments will be able slip past the filter, as the system is not foolproof."
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