MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The new CEO of Reddit said the popular site is going to clean up its act.
Co-founder Steve Huffman, who has returned to the CEO position, said Reddit will enforce stricter policies on what can and cannot be said on the site.READ MORE: Community Weighs In On Future Of MPD 3rd Precinct Building
This includes banning everything from spam to discussions of illegal materials. It would also ban confidential or private information about individuals, as well as harassment and bullying.READ MORE: Twins Place Pitcher Joe Ryan On COVID Injured List
“As Reddit has grown, they’ve seen how totally unrestricted free speech can make Reddit a less enjoyable place to visit, and can even cause people harm,” Huffman said.MORE NEWS: COVID In Minnesota: Total Positive Case Count Surpasses 1.5 Million
Reddit will also separate offensive content, putting NSFW-labels on it and requiring a login to view.