A new tool from fringe social network Gab aims to add a comments section to anything and everything on the internet.
Dissenter is a browser extension that lets users make comments on anything from Facebook pages to specific tweets and local news sites. Users can also up- and down-vote other comments. The comments are visible to anyone, but commenting requires a Gab account.
“This is basically adding a public square to every URL,” Gab CEO Andrew Torba said in a 20-minute Periscope video.
Gab didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
In the video, Torba walked through Dissenter and gave examples of places to leave comments. He also ran through the platform’s other functions,…