Reddit’s High API Access Costs Ignite Protests; Moderators Removed

  • Wide-scale protests break out on Reddit over company’s move to charge high fees for API access, leading to creative workarounds by subreddits.
  • Due to the company’s threats, r/malefashionadvice, one of the largest subreddits, went private, citing disregard for users and issues for disabled moderators.
  • As repercussions ensue, more users switch to Discord, while the official subreddit art project turns into a platform for dissent messages.
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