Against hate on the net: the online portal Reddit, great Trump-group-locks

The Internet portal Reddit wants to combat the spread of hateful content, and therefore has concluded one among many supporters of the American President Donald

Against hate on the net: the online portal Reddit, great Trump-group-locks

The Internet portal Reddit wants to combat the spread of hateful content, and therefore has concluded one among many supporters of the American President Donald Trump's popular group. The new rules, according to users, the hate-filled messages such as, for example, racist content items, in the future, will be blocked, as the platform announced. First of all, 2000 groups would be locked, most of which are inactive are.

The Trumps supporters of the popular group "The_Donald" have repeatedly violated the rules of the forum, said Reddit more. The moderators would have refused "to comply with our simplest expectations".

The "New York Times" that the group had almost 800,000 members. Another great and rather left-heavy group ("Chapo Trap House") will also be blocked due to ongoing breaches of the guidelines. The platform stressed that all the political opinions on Reddit are welcome, but all users would have to follow the rules.

The locked Amazon owned Streaming platform Twitch, in turn, the account of the American President, even temporarily. The service justified its decision in order that against the guidelines for hatred has been infringed.

Social networks were the last to come under increasing pressure, against racism, discrimination and hate messages to proceed. Especially a lot of attention to Facebook attracted. Numerous companies, including well-known names such as Coca-Cola, Honda, Unilever and Starbucks, announced, their, advertising in social networks as a result of the debate on the hate messages for the time being to suspend.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 08:20

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