Reddit bans tons of of subreddits for hate speech together with Trump neighborhood
Steve Huffman CEO, Reddit, delivers remarks on ‘Redesigning Reddit’ through the third day of Net Summit in Altice Area on November 08, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Reddit stated Monday it was banning about 2,000 subreddits together with r/The_Donald, the place supporters of President Donald Trump had gathered, in a crackdown the tech firm stated was geared toward communities that promote hate.
“All communities on Reddit should abide by our content material coverage in good religion. We banned r/The_Donald as a result of it has not executed so, regardless of each alternative,” the tech firm stated in an announcement.
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Reddit had beforehand positioned r/The_Donald behind an additional web page that required customers to click on by way of, a restriction the corporate known as a “quarantine.” However even after that restricted punishment, the subreddits moderators “have refused to satisfy our most simple expectations,” Reddit stated.
Lots of the 2,000 different banned subreddits had been dormant or had few each day customers, Reddit stated. Solely about 200 had greater than 10 each day customers.
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