Reddit Bans Domains In Wake Of Spam And Abuse

Posted on Jun 14 2012 - 4:04am by Editorial Staff

The famous social bookmarking site Reddit comes with a new string of operation, banning entire websites and news organizations from its site in order to reduce as well as limit spam and abuse. The recently created /r/BannedDomains subreddit, points the following sites which have been in the banned list:

  • Phys.org
  • TheAtlantic.com
  • BusinessWeek.com
  • ScienceDaily.com
  • GlobalPost.com
  • TheAtlanticWire.com
  • Funny-On-YouTube.com
  • TheAtlanticCities.com
  • Echomon.com
  • MedicalXPress.com

Reddit put out a short statement on the matter, which reads as follows:

Some domains are not allowed on any part of reddit because they are spammy, malicious, or involved in cheating shenanigans. Attempting to submit a link to one of these domains will now fail with an informative error message.

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