Study finds Reddit’s controversial ban of its most toxic subreddits actually worked

Devin Coldewey, Tech Crunch, Sept 13, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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According to the study reported here (22 page PDF), banning hate speech works. Not that it will eliminate hate from the world; hate will find its own nixious corners. But if you don't want hate on your platform, banning it works. 

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