Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
By silveristhenew (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

There Is A Little Trouble At The Investigative Forum Reddit And Some Members Are Leaving

Saturday, November 26, 2016 23:06
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

InvestmentWatch

investmentwatchblog.com / BY IWB · PUBLISHED

by Pamela Williams

Reddit  users are still revolting following an admission by company CEO Steve Huffman that he edited some posts to make it appear users were angry with /r/The_Donald mods rather than himself. Huffman, who goes by the Reddit handle /u/spez, admitted to editing the posts after being called out by users, though he didn’t exactly apologize, instead excusing it as the result of a ‘long week’ and hurt feelings.
In my opinion there is no excuse for doing something like that.  I heard that the subject he was modifying was “Pizzagate”   It is a very controversial topic, and players are the Washington Elite. So it is bound to do nothing but cause trouble.  I think more will come out about this in days to come.

Huffman then acknowledged his actions in a post here on Wednesday (text below):

Hey Everyone,

Yep. I messed with the “f**k u/spez” comments, replacing “spez” with r/the_donald mods for about an hour. It’s been a long week here trying to unwind the r/pizzagate stuff. As much as we try to maintain a good relationship with you all, it does get old getting called a pedophile constantly. As the CEO, I shouldn’t play such games, and it’s all fixed now. Our community team is pretty pissed at me, so I most assuredly won’t do this again. F**k u/spez.

READ MORE

The post There Is A Little Trouble At The Investigative Forum Reddit And Some Members Are Leaving appeared first on Silver For The People.

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.