Reddit take further measures against unwanted content




Reddit has taken action again against unwanted content. So can put some subreddits in ‘quarantine’, where only users who expressly choose to access.

Reddit Reddit took recently already taken action against bullying, which the leadership of the company came to be criticized, but turn the thumbscrews now a little further on. For example, “extremely offensive” subreddits be put in quarantine, according Reddit CEO Steve Huffman. Users can see which subreddits then only if they explicitly choose for it.

The company also banishes some subreddits who “exist only to annoy other redditors. In addition, going to the lake under several subreddits with insulting content for black people as’ CoonTown ‘and’ WatchNiggersDie. ‘Coon’ is an English term for offending people with dark skin.

Reddit is, in contrast to most other US Internet companies, have always been reluctant to moderating its platform. This allowed users long erotic pictures of teenagers upload the ‘jailbait’-subreddit. Only after that subreddit repeatedly nude pictures of minors were uploaded Reddit decided to close the subreddit, though remained similar subreddits exist.

Earlier this year tightened Reddit addition, the rules for publishing nude photos, captured after nude pictures of celebrities on the website were distributed. Since March redditors no longer allowed to upload without permission from the person portrayed nude photos to the website.

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