Reddit might be able to delete its Trumpist subreddits but can't stop Trump's arrest #ResignNowTrump

Yesterday r/The_Donald group got banned by Reddit. Not so easy for the rest of us. x In 2017, we used subreddit algebra to dissect r/The_Donald and filter out commenters’ interest in politics. The results supported the theory that at least a subset of Trump’s supporters were motivated by racism. (*On Monday, Reddit banned r/The_Donald.) https://t.co/bAPK4qOAQ8…

Anonymous, the author of “A Warning”, gets dragged in Reddit

While not an AI algorithm, “Anonymous”, a White House insider who wrote a NY Times op-ed and now a book titled “A Warning” didn’t get a good reception in Reddit. The author decided to do a book promotion by presenting themselves in AMA: “Ask Me Anything” this evening in Reddit, and got dragged generally as a…

“Repentant abusers”: roll20, reddit, and an object lesson

Most people here probably aren’t familiar with roll20. It’s a website that provides a sort of shared space for people to play tabletop roleplaying games (like Dungeons & Dragons) online. It’s built well-enough, and has become quite popular; it’s a great way for groups of people who took up the hobby together to keep in…