the "links" are content items that are created by users. but they aren't links, they're internal posts. It's a bit like using telescope to be a commenting system on a blog like Disqus or FB comments. except it would come with all the other features.
we didn't use it for the hackathon in the end, but now i'm considering it for another project. rather than go with just disqus or building a comments system from scratch.