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Reddit quarantines Trump subreddit r/The_Donald for violent comments

The Verge Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Reddit quarantines Trump subreddit r/The_Donald for violent commentsReddit has placed the controversial Donald Trump-focused subreddit r/The_Donald behind a quarantine screen after “repeated” misbehavior that includes inciting violence. A moderator posted an explanatory message from Reddit, which has asked moderators to make it clear that “violent content is unacceptable” on the forum. The move comes two days after Media Matters for America noted that r/The_Donald members were supporting violent attacks on Oregon police and other public officials.

“We are clear in our site-wide policies that posting content that encourages or threatens violence is not allowed on Reddit. As we have shared, we are sensitive to what could be considered political speech, however, recent behaviors including threats against...
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News video: Reddit ‘Quarantines’ Pro-Trump Message Board In Wake Of Alleged Violent Threats

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The largest pro-Trump message board on Reddit was “quarantined” due to numerous posts that included alleged violent threats.

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