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Why would you consider this isolated to /r/politics? This happens on every subreddit that is big enough to have value in reaching the targeted audience. That is one of the many reasons why the best subreddits are usually the ones with the smallest communities.

> Why would you consider this isolated to /r/politics?

That was the one mentioned in the article and that is a subreddit that has been particularly awful since basically the entire last US election campaign.

The point isn't that it's just /r/politics, it's that this organization's announcement of their behavior is an advertisement for their services.

Note also their closing line:

we’re going to begin publishing articles like this to outline what we are doing that’s working so others can do the same


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