Thoughts on Reddit?

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Re: Thoughts on Reddit?

Post by ericbarbour » Sun Jan 21, 2024 12:13 am

Bbb23sucks wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2024 1:55 am
Look at this. Advanced LLM bots blatantly operating on Reddit:
Not exactly a "new idea"--people have written numerous commenting bots for Reddit. It is a part of why so many Reddit mods are ruthlessly intolerant and ban-happy. It seems that r/advice's mods haven't figured this out yet. Or maybe they just don't care.

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Re: Thoughts on Reddit?

Post by ericbarbour » Wed Feb 28, 2024 8:24 pm

"monetizing our user base"

Ha ha ha. Come on, don't tell me you are "surprised" by this.

https://www.404media.co/reddit-we-are-i ... er-base-2/

And right there on the sidebar next to it, AI-generated fake books:

https://www.404media.co/ai-generated-ka ... od-amazon/

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Re: Thoughts on Reddit?

Post by ericbarbour » Sat May 25, 2024 9:35 pm

https://www.reddit.com/r/RedditCritique ... k_by_2050/

Obviously Huffman is trying anything and everything to attract advertisers and investors--while he continues to own controlling shares in the company. That is a clear sign he wants to be Zucc. Reddit is a totally different beast and he's dreaming.

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