Yes. There’s a “Comment Settings” tab (see screenshot below) at the bottom of the SPW upload forms were you can disable commenting on your posts should you desire. Since the large majority of PR pros using SPW like the commenting feature it is “on” by default. To disable the feature, simply uncheck the “Disqus comments” before saving and the comments area will not appear on your release page.
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