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How do you cultivate a user base in a particular direction, when all the content is submitted by the users?

The only way I can think of to cultivate an anti-ad userbase is to not have ads, but Reddit has had advertising for a long time. For a while it was even a bit obnoxious.

Right. You need to set the tone for a community while it is growing.


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