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I know most people that were on reddit at the time are fully aware of this and won't be surprised but don't dismiss the findings out of hand. It's important that studies are being conducted and the fact that the finding match our lived experience is still noteworthy.

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[-] [email protected] 1 points 1 month ago

Lmao the fascists are ready to burn down Reddit faster than greed would

[-] [email protected] 10 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

I don't know what they mean. I hung about in there for three years and I never picked up any white nationalist vocabulary.

This article sounds like (((globalist))) propaganda to me!

Edit: Incidentally, I was perma-banned from reddit for making a similar joke there.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 1 month ago

It's all about living in a silo. Surround yourself with one side, and there's no other direction to go but further down your side.

[-] [email protected] -3 points 1 month ago

4chan was pure weaponized autism in those days. They still call Trump "The meme president".

[-] [email protected] 7 points 1 month ago
[-] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago

They've very much revealed that they come straight from 4chan.

[-] [email protected] -4 points 1 month ago

i thought the donald got banned, guess there's a new the Donald.

[-] [email protected] 4 points 1 month ago

yeah, but i'm sure theres plenty of other subreddits doing the same shit. Reddit doesnt get rid of bad actors, it just redistributes them.

[-] [email protected] 14 points 1 month ago

Please read the link! It's a study of that time on Reddit when the Donald was growing rapidly.

[-] [email protected] -2 points 1 month ago

thanks for the info, i will be potentially forgetting it .

[-] [email protected] 6 points 1 month ago

read the link

Blasphemy!

[-] [email protected] -5 points 1 month ago

r/The_Donald helped ~~radicalize~~ extremify users into far-right identities and discourse – Active users on r/The_Donald increasingly used white nationalist vocabularies in their comments within three months.

FTFT. I so hate it when people who should know better ignore the actual meaning of terms.

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