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QAnon #2166

2018-09-12T20:45:33Z  Q  !!mG7VJxZNCI  230

Reddit’s QAnon ban points to how it’s tracking toxic communities

Reddit has finally banned r/greatawakening, the main QAnon subreddit – and then it banned /r/The_GreatAwakening, the backup subreddit where users fled. QAnon, the web of conspiracy theories – which involve Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and politicians and government officials stretching all the way back to Kennedy era – originated on 4chan through Q, an anonymous person purporting to have a high-level security clearance, then quickly spread to Reddit, Facebook, and eventually offline.

Reddit bans QAnon subreddit that featured pro-Trump conspiracy theories

A subreddit devoted to , a conspiracy theory that has captivated far-right social media, has been banned by Reddit. On Wednesday, the company banned r/greatawakening for “repeated violations of the terms of our content policy,” a Reddit representative said.

CONTENT VIOLATIONS?

STAY STRONG.

STAY TOGETHER.

CENSORSHIP WILL FAIL.

THOSE THEY ATTACK THE MOST ARE THE BIGGEST THREAT.

EXPECT TWITTER/FB FORCE NEXT.

AJ [TEMPLATE] WAS DESIGNED TO ATTACK/CENSOR ‘QANON’ [primary obj].

Q

2018-09-12T20:45:33Z

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