It struck me that reddit offers no return for posting links on it, unless your harmoginised with the mindset already there. It’s an echochamber – if you don’t think like them, you don’t get traffic – so people who don’t match their mindset either leave or start to conform to it. Thus it’s a bunch of people self confirming each other. Sure, perhaps it blocks out spammers. But it also blocks out challenging thought in the process.
My actual gripe is that this isn’t upfront. If they said they are a big ass echochamber from the start, well, okay, it’s their lives. But no, they seem accessable instead, which is pretty false, as either you conform to their mindset, or GTFO. A bait and switch. Reddit…into the bin!