Reddit, Twitch Clamp Down On Hate Speech, Including Trump Forums

r/The_Donald was banned from Reddit because it encouraged violence, regularly broke other rules, and defiantly “antagonized” both Reddit and other forums, the company said in a statement.

  • Published 29 June 2020

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Reddit, an online comment forum that is one of the internet’s most popular websites, on Monday banned a forum that supported President-Donald Trump as part of a crackdown on hate speech. The Trump forum, called The_Donald, was banned because it encouraged violence, regularly broke other Reddit rules, and defiantly “antagonized” both Reddit and other forums, the company said in a statement. Reddit had previously tried to discipline the forum. Reddit’s action against The_Donald was part… Read at AP News