Wednesday, June 12

Tag: gendercritical

The State of Reddit
The State Of Social Media, The State of Society

The State of Reddit

We’re here today to talk about Reddit, specifically their decision to ban the Gendercritical subreddit from their website. https://youtu.be/O2uFXcW31BQ This subreddit was a forum made up of 65,000 subscribers, the vast majority of whom were women wanting to discuss feminist issues that affected them as women. Reddit has made this decision as part of a content policy change, which they followed with a strangely titled ‘Remember The Human’ announcement. This announcement states that they wanted to ‘close the gap between their values and their policies to explicitly address hate’, and came up with two new Rules for the site. Rule 1 states that anyone who promotes hate based on identity or vulnerability will be banned Rule 2 states that community rules should be abided...