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comment by Descartes
Descartes  ·  2981 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are the advantages and disadvantages of Hubski over reddit?

I like that there's no real equivalent to the down-vote button, which most people just abuse on Reddit. It's slightly demoralizing whenever I post a comment on Reddit and people just start down-voting it because they disagree.

Crow  ·  2981 days ago  ·  link  ·  

On the flipside, when I have a downvote option, I feel more negative in general. With Facebook, you just hide or keep scrolling if you see something that's especially inane, and you quickly forget about it. On Reddit, you can cackle gleefully and hit that little blue arrow... but it's just negativity that doesn't need to be there. It's sort of refreshing to have that option removed.