Scott Berkun announced today that WordPress.com blogs now allow the validation of comments via Facebook and Twitter accounts. Users can be signed in to multiple accounts and choose which one they would like identified with their comment.
What does this mean for dot org, self hosted users? Today it doesn’t mean much, but according to Automattic’s Michael Adams, the features will “likely” be added to a future version of the Jetpack plugin. Jetpack was released by Automattic a few months ago and brings WordPress.com features to self hosted WordPress users.
By the way, the WordPress.com team gets extra points for their Fight Club reference in their post image (seen above). His name is Robert Paulsen…
How do you choose to let your users comment on your blogs? Are you interested in easily letting your visitors comment using Twitter and Facebook accounts?