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This is basically what Reddit was doing before with "shadow bans". IIRC they had to stop because they just couldn't keep up with it and were banning people that shouldn't have been.

Pretty sure they still use shadow bans. It's just that now they have a policy against using them on real users - they're now only used against bots.

Nope. I have a shadowbanned account on Reddit. They're still shadowbanning real users.

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