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neversparks  ·  3100 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Results are In.

I guess my question is, do you still get that feeling here? Because I don't notice it. But I'm also a guy.



Laurelai  ·  3100 days ago  ·  link  ·  

There is no report button among other things, plus ignoring isnt really a good solution for moderation. Say you have one guy who harasses women, each woman here has to block this person instead of one person reporting him. It puts the burden on those who get attacked or have verbal abuse thrown at them.

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thenewgreen  ·  3100 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The ignore button is a report button. Enough ignores flags a user. Also, at this point you or anyone else should feel free to contact us with any concerns. -obviously this second bit will not scale well but the first bit should. In the interim if anyone ever feels harassed, please let us know.

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IntimidatingScones  ·  3099 days ago  ·  link  ·  

thenewgreen, two things I agree with Laurelai in that the ignore button solves some but not all problems,

You have to be harassed by the person to know that person should be ignored, and

If you ignore someone likely to harass people, you won't see other people getting harassed by them and be there to stand up for them.

This is why I've chosen to mute but not ignore.

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thenewgreen  ·  3099 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Good points. Thank you.

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Laurelai  ·  3099 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Right that again puts the burden on the users to mass ignore someone.

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thenewgreen  ·  3099 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That's true. But what happens when someone uses a "report" button as a "they hurt my feelings" button? When people "cry wolf", do they lose the ability to "flag" someone? How does that work?

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