Trump subreddit r/The_Donald quarantined by Reddit for inciting violence

Trump subreddit r/The_Donald quarantined by Reddit for inciting violence”

Reddit mascots are displayed at the company's headquarters in San Francisco, California April 15, 2014.

The quarantine won't completely ban the forum, but it will hide the community behind a warning where viewers have to affirm that they are sure they want to view the content.

Popular threads on the subreddit on Wednesday, besides news of the quarantine, included a photo with a disparaging message of USA soccer star Megan Rapinoe, whom Trump had criticized for refusing to visit the White House, a message celebrating Fox News' ratings and a post attempting to undermine E. Jean Carroll, the author who recently claimed Trump sexually assaulted her. And Trump himself answered questions in the community group, known on Reddit as an AMA, or "ask me anything", when he was the Republican nominee for president in 2016.

Officials from Reddit said the questionable behavior included "encouragement of violence towards police officers and public officials in OR". The note was later deleted from the subreddit.

"It is restricted due to significant issues with reporting and addressing violations of the Reddit Content Policy", the message reads.

The statement is referring to the 11 Republican state senators who fled OR to avoid voting on a major climate change bill.

More news: Suspected Chinese hackers attack global telecom providers

Members of the subreddit responded angrily to the move, with some accusing the platform of bias against conservatives.

In an interview earlier Wednesday, Trump accused Twitter of censoring him, alleging the social media platform was making it hard for him to get his message out. He repeated those complaints on the Fox Business Network on Wednesday, adding that tech companies Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc should be sued.

Reddit placed a pro-Trump subreddit threat r/The_Donald under quarantine after users reportedly - and repeatedly - threatened and incited violence.

Trump's comments came on the same day that the White House also announced that it would host a social media summit on July 11 with digital leaders. "Absolutely not. A community of over 700,000 Patriots. suddenly silenced..." "So they began looking for any reason to quarantine us", a moderator of the forum tweeted.

Reddit outlines its quarantine policies on a page that says such action is taken when there are communities "that, while not prohibited, average redditors may nevertheless find highly offensive or upsetting". Popular knitting and crocheting site Ravelry this week banned pro-Trump views on its site.

Like this



24 January 2020
The Premier Escape Room Experiences in Edmonton and Calgary
On top of that we will provide you and your group with a dedicated Game Master who will monitor and work with onlyyour group. So what makes Escape Hour unique? First of all, every one of our escape rooms or exit games is a completely private event.

30 August 2019
The FIBA Basketball World Cup Is Starting, Can Someone Stop Team USA?
The two Balkan sides have a bunch of NBA stars in their ranks, as well as players from the top European basketball leagues. The teams will then have the chance to rest for 2 days, before returning for the second group stage on September 7 th .

27 June 2019
This is Huawei's EMUI 9.1 update schedule
Plus, the improved digital wellbeing features can be used to manage usage time, apps, downloads, share location and trace devices. Huawei has finally announced the arrival of its highly expected foldable smartphone which goes by the name of Huawei Mate X.

27 June 2019
Trevor Noah Makes Trump Look Stupid Over Rape Denial
More than a dozen women have accused Trump of sexual misconduct that they said took place before he was elected president. She said in an interview on CNN that Trump threw her up against a wall so hard that "I hit my head really hard: boom".

27 June 2019
Warriors add Fredette to Summer League roster
The Phoenix Suns took a chance on Fredette although he didn't do much with it as he only averaged 3.7 points in 10.8 minutes per game.

27 June 2019
Panthers G Luongo retires after 19 seasons
No doubt one of many lasting recollections of Luongo's time in Florida is maybe now not something else that came about in a sport. On the global stage, Luongo is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, helping backstop Team Canada to gold in 2010 and 2014.

27 June 2019
Trump Signs Executive Order To Overhaul Our Health Care System
The information that would result from Trump's executive order would provide more detail based on negotiated, discounted rates.

27 June 2019
'The Bachelorette' 2019: Top 7 for Hannah B.'s Season Revealed!
The Birmingham golf pro continued to open up more than just his robe and revealed to Hannah that he isn't a big football guy. Needless to say, the general opinion around Jed has been tarnished since Haley came forward to tell her side of the story.

27 June 2019
Dutch telephone outage takes out nation’s emergency number
Ibarra will stay at KPN, whose shares traded 1.7% lower by 1515 GMT, until the end of September as it seeks a replacement. The outage took down the country's emergency phone number as well as the numbers of many businesses and municipalities.

27 June 2019
Ocean Swimming Can Make Us More Vulnerable To Infections
After 6 hours passed the microbiome began to change back to its initial shape, and at 24 hours, the changes were quite visible. The team's research was only able to detect the presence of Vibrio bacteria, not their specific species.