Reddit Removes 85M Pieces of Content in 2020, Up 62% Year Over Year

The platform said in its Transparency Report 2020 that 378,796,540 posts were created last year


Reddit removed some 85 million pieces of content in 2020, up 62% compared with 2019, mostly for spam and content manipulation and not counting legal or copyright removals, which are tracked separately.

The platform released its Transparency Report 2020 Tuesday, detailing changes to its policy that took effect last year and actions that were taken as a result.

Reddit said 82,858 communities were removed in 2020, up 26% year-over-year, with 77% of that total removed for not being moderated.

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