No, it's not another Facebook app developer--JS-Kit specializes in creating comment, rating, and review apps that Web sites and blogs can install at a lower cost than developing them in-house.
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KickApps raised $14 million in Series C funding for expansion and product development.
Disqus has gone 2.0, with a slew of new features including automatic SEO, comment backup, and the option to turn good blog comments into their own blog post.
Big improvements are afoot for the invitation service, which has been re-engineered to stuff noncritical features into tabs, simplifying the layout. And more data portability is on the way.
Third-party comment systems can be helpful and a big step up from the ones that come in stock blog services. We've compiled six we think are worth looking at.