Talk:Reddit

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This article requires attention for the following reason(s):
  • Only add subreddits if they have at least 100k subs. Banned/deleted subreddits go in their own section.
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r/Atheism[edit]

Putting r/atheism in the same list with literal nazi subs? Really? --2402:4000:2380:2EE1:8163:1AFA:3AED:36D8 (talk) 12:36, 17 June 2023 (UTC)

There is also lefty subs there too, so why draw that particular connection is a bit of head scratcher. - Only Sort of Dumb (talk) 16:08, 17 June 2023 (UTC)

Mobocracy on r/politicalhumor[edit]

Starting today, all Subscribers to r/PoliticalHumor are now members of the Landed Gentry. That is to say, all subscribers now have a subset of mod tools available to them, as an experimental remedy for reddit admin attempted cash grab shenanigans in the runup to an IPO. In other news, r/interestingasfuck is teeming with bouncy boobs and the occasional hairy butthole, since risqué NSFW content hampers the ability of a subreddit to monetize itself with ads. Buncha Bolshevik saboteurs, or power to,the people? CamelCasePragmatist (talk) 23:53, 20 June 2023 (UTC)

Left-leaning reputation?[edit]

Dafuq? Carthage (talk) 23:13, 30 September 2023 (UTC)

Anecdotally, Reddit did gain a left-ish reputation after banning r/the_donald and purging a bunch of transphobic subs. Pizza SLICE.gifChef Moosolini’s Ristorante ItalianoMake a Reservation 00:18, 1 October 2023 (UTC)
I don't think that's left-ish because it's not informed by any genuine sense of ideology but because r/the_donald and co. had become harmful to Reddit's bottom line. There still is a wilderness of rancid shit on Reddit. Reddit kicked out the worst of the worst, the marginally-less evil bastards still remain on the platform. IOW: too little, too late. Carthage (talk) 00:26, 1 October 2023 (UTC)
Yeah, you gotta keep in mind that it’s mostly right wingers who think Reddit is on the left. Pizza SLICE.gifChef Moosolini’s Ristorante ItalianoMake a Reservation 19:11, 1 October 2023 (UTC)
They never did ban, for instance, r/TheRedPill. But I do think they may have such a reputation regardless. The point where they ban these subs is when they become a big brigading problem, as r/The_Donald did absolutely constantly. Chillpilled (talk) 07:08, 1 October 2023 (UTC)

Super stonk and 'ape culture'[edit]

Because I was ignored by all except one who misunderstood what I meant, I am saying it here, I think we should have an article on super stonk and 'ape' culture more generally because the pure insanity they have created. A somebody. (talk) 18:49, 2 October 2023 (UTC)

AskGayBros[edit]

I don't think the comment about it being a “terrible” subreddit makes sense or is justified. An example of a poll https://www.reddit.com/r/askgaybros/s/im28jBjiys

Some bad actors don't justify it being called out as terrible, especially relating to topics that are not the focus of the subreddit in the first place Xaqx (talk) 13:51, 24 January 2024 (UTC)