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

Devin Coldewey, Tech Crunch, Sept 13, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes

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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