Facebook Adds Reverse Chronological Sorting to Comments Box Plugin, Now on 300,000 Sites

This afternoon Facebook announced two updates to its Comments Box plugin for third-party websites, along with the fact that 300,000 sites have integrated the plugin since its March 1st release. Users can select to sort comment reels by reverse chronological or chronological order as well as by Facebook’s “social ranking” algorithm. Reverse chronological sorting will help users when following comments in real-time is important, such as on sites discussing currently airing television shows or sporting events.