Reddit has restricted access to a pro-Trump forum for alleged threats of violence against civil servants, according to a report Wednesday.
The "r / The_Donald" forum is not completely forbidden, but users are trying to get access Now the page will be prompted with the message "Are you sure you want to see this community?" before they can get in. The page is also not included in Google search results.
Reddit has restricted access to Trump's pro-forum.
The social media platform said it restricted the page over posts in allegedly alleged violence to police and other government officials in Oregon, Reuters reports. Reddit told moderators on the page that they noticed "repetitive behavioral violation" and that violent content "is often not communicated and even worse." ] r / The_Donald, launched in 2015, has around 755,000 subscribers and is one of Trump's biggest online forums, according to Reuters. During the presidential campaign in 2016, then candidate Donald Trump held a "ask me something" session at the forum.
The constraint was criticized by Trump's conservatives and supporters in the social media. Andrew Surabian, a former White House employee at Trump, accused Reddit of trying to stop the President's reelection. The constraint comes amid a wave of charges against technology giants, such as Facebook and Twitter, to censor conservative content.
FOCUS HOUSE The allegation forced some legislators to call on these companies to be broken down to weaken their economic power.