Reddit Quarantines Pro-Trump Community r/The_Donald

With three-quarters of a million subscribers, r/The_Donald has been a gleefully pro-fascist eyesore on the larger Reddit community, which, for reasons no one seemed able to justify, had evaded any sort of meaningful enforcement of site-wide Well, the needle finally budged today, and all it took was anonymous yahoos threatening to shoot cops.

Reddit Quarantines Pro-Trump Community r/The_Donald

Curated via Twitter from Gizmodo’s twitter account….

As we have shared, we are sensitive to what could be considered political speech, however, recent behaviors including threats against the police and public figures is content that is prohibited by our violence policy,” a Reddit spokesperson told Gizmodo in a prepared statement. “As a result, we have actioned individual users and quarantined the subreddit. ” Reddit declined to explain its decision to quarantine rather than ban The Donald outright. Senior reporter. Tech + labor ///
bryan. menegus [at] gizmodo. com
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