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Reddit has released the most ‘upvoted’ posts of 2019, and it shows how much trolling is part of the platform’s culture

Reddit recently released its year-in-review report highlighting the most popular posts, active subreddit communities, and viral trends on “the front page of the internet.” The report includes 2019’s top posts – that is, those with the most “upvotes,” the Reddit-equivalent of “likes” on other social platforms. Included in this list […]
Reddit has released the most ‘upvoted’ posts of 2019, and it shows how much trolling is part of the platform’s culture
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Reddit has ‘quarantined’ one of the biggest communities of Trump supporters on the internet, citing ‘threats of violence against police and public officials’

Reddit has taken action to restrict a wildly popular pro-Trump subreddit, r/The_Donald, saying it contains “rule-breaking behaviour” and content in violation of the platform’s policies. The subreddit has been “quarantined,” meaning it won’t generate revenue or appear in search and recommendation results, and Reddit now requires users to explicitly opt […]
Reddit has ‘quarantined’ one of the biggest communities of Trump supporters on the internet, citing ‘threats of violence against police and public officials’
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Donald Glover fans have taken over a popular Trump fan page on Reddit

Fans of the actor and artist Donald Glover have taken over a Reddit page dedicated to President Donald Trump. Most of the top posts on the subreddit, /r/thedonald, now feature images of Glover and links to his work. Fans of Donald Glover, the multitalented performer and actor, have taken over […]
Donald Glover fans have taken over a popular Trump fan page on Reddit