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Now Reddit lets you block online bullies

tech Updated: Apr 07, 2016 12:24 IST
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To curb harassment on the “web’s front page”, Reddit’s “block user” option hopes to change Reddit’s reputation as a breeding ground for bullies.

Reddit has taken a stand against online harassment with the new block tool.

To curb harassment on the “web’s front page”, Reddit’s “block user” option hopes to change Reddit’s reputation as a breeding ground for bullies.

The website has one of the most active community of users and discussions can get violent quite often. The block user feature, let you restrict someone from sending you private messages. But now, it will also bar the blocked user from commenting on the public posts.

You can block a user from the reply in your inbox, barring him from replying, messaing or commenting to you privately or publically.

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