submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Browsing Reddit at work like I've literally done every work day for the last six years, suddenly Reddit won't let me vote. Says my account has been suspended, but all I have to do is reset my password, using the email address I have on file. I don't have one. Can't get the email to reset the password, can't add an email now. I can be logged in but can't vote or comment or post. A 12 year old Reddit account down the drain. The password was unique, 20 characters with upper and lowercase letters, numbers, symbols. Generated by my password manager. No way someone compromised my account. Thanks, Reddit.

all 15 comments
sorted by: hot top controversial new old
[-] [email protected] 2 points 3 weeks ago

Same here, verrry annoying

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

I saw this coming as soon as they killed the old mobile site. I generated a new gmail address to placate Reddit's requirements, just in case I needed to modify old comments. Of course I unfortunately realized they were backing up and restoring old comments anyways, and that most of it was likely sold before the API debacle. But I can still get back in whenever I want, not that I really want to. Just like Digg. And Fark.

[-] [email protected] 17 points 1 month ago

They're quietly removing all such accounts. They won't even allow accounts without email addresses anymore.

[-] [email protected] 16 points 1 month ago

Oddly enough, I suddenly couldn't log into my old account today either. I used the word Lemmy in a chat, so I assume that's it. I literally never post and rarely comment. Right in line for that shitsack site. I don't know why I expected better from reddit than just straight up locking you out.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 4 weeks ago

Sad to hear, Reddit accounts are still useful (to promote Lemmy for instance)

[-] [email protected] 9 points 1 month ago

amazing you made it 12 years! That's probably a record for most people. Reddit will find any way possible to permanently ban any account they randomly choose. anyway congrats on making it 12 years.

[-] [email protected] 19 points 1 month ago

On the bright side, that's more time to loaf around on Lemmy, and the Fediverse, then!

[-] [email protected] 70 points 1 month ago

Unverified account? Straight to jail.

It wasn't compromised. If you can't be tracked and cross referenced with all the other data that brokers have, your activities aren't worth anything to reddit and they don't care about that account.

[-] [email protected] 21 points 1 month ago

Let us into your house or we'll burn it down.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 4 weeks ago

Hey, it looks like you're not giving us all your personal data. That's a mighty fine account ya got there. Be a shame if something were to ... happen to it. About that personal data now...

[-] [email protected] 40 points 1 month ago
[-] [email protected] 7 points 1 month ago

So, that's confirmed, tartigrads suck at playing violins.

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

Hey, he's trying his best!!

this post was submitted on 22 May 2024
43 points (90.6% liked)


17048 readers
16 users here now

News and Discussions about Reddit

Welcome to !reddit. This is a community for all news and discussions about Reddit.

The rules for posting and commenting, besides the rules defined here for lemmy.world, are as follows:


Rule 1- No brigading.

**You may not encourage brigading any communities or subreddits in any way. **

YSKs are about self-improvement on how to do things.

Rule 2- No illegal or NSFW or gore content.

**No illegal or NSFW or gore content. **

Rule 3- Do not seek mental, medical and professional help here.

Do not seek mental, medical and professional help here. Breaking this rule will not get you or your post removed, but it will put you at risk, and possibly in danger.

Rule 4- No self promotion or upvote-farming of any kind.

That's it.

Rule 5- No baiting or sealioning or promoting an agenda.

Posts and comments which, instead of being of an innocuous nature, are specifically intended (based on reports and in the opinion of our crack moderation team) to bait users into ideological wars on charged political topics will be removed and the authors warned - or banned - depending on severity.

Rule 6- Regarding META posts.

Provided it is about the community itself, you may post non-Reddit posts using the [META] tag on your post title.

Rule 7- You can't harass or disturb other members.

If you vocally harass or discriminate against any individual member, you will be removed.

Likewise, if you are a member, sympathiser or a resemblant of a movement that is known to largely hate, mock, discriminate against, and/or want to take lives of a group of people, and you were provably vocal about your hate, then you will be banned on sight.

Rule 8- All comments should try to stay relevant to their parent content.

Rule 9- Reposts from other platforms are not allowed.

Let everyone have their own content.

:::spoiler Rule 10- Majority of bots aren't allowed to participate here.

founded 1 year ago