Would it help to change the number of comments that show up on the article? The number can be set for as few as 5 or as many as 500. If the number is set at 5, a visitor can still click on the "show more" button to see, and read as many as they wish. I would imagine that when Google scans the article, and the "show 5 comments" has been chosen, that that would be the only comments that Google will see. Am I wrong in assuming this?
It really depends. Not all comments are equal as far as Google is concerned.
Google sees on-topic comments that further the discussion as a positive quality signal for an article, so if you have a lot of those, you'd be hurting yourself by not letting them show.
On the other hand, short, very poorly-written, and off-topic comments impact a Hub negatively and it would be best to show as few of those as possible.
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