Reddit banned r / watchpeopledie, an amazing subreddit hosted videos of dying people gruesomely. The ban came after subreddit that hosted videos of recent New Zealand massacres. According to the new landing page, subreddit is banned due to violation of Reddit's content policy regarding glorification or violence.
A Reddit spokesperson gave this statement: "We are very clear of our site's terms of service that post content that implies or encourages violence to get users and communities banned from Reddit. subreddits that do not comply with the terms on this site are prohibited. "
A source of the firm agrees with that assessment, which proves that when communities encourage the posting of a shooter manifesto or video, prohibit them. "The way Reddit is context and, you know, it depends on the nature of the conversation around these kinds of issues," they said. "Now, we are very clear from the beginning that the manifesto, the video ̵
The new ban undermines the recent Reddit change in its content policy, which makes site moderation guidelines more clear. It's used to be just about everything that is not illegal is allowed on the site, and now it's not the case. However, the subreddit has been active since 2012, and it has been quarantined – Reddit's way of movement of communities that are explicitly hidden from the public – before the content policy changes to the site.