Reddit employee saved Gamergate forum KotakuInAction after its creator tried to destroy it

Posted On: Jul 13, 2018   |   Posted By: The Verge

Reddit employee saved Gamergate forum KotakuInAction after its creator tried to destroy it

The creator of r/KotakuInAction, a GamerGate subreddit, is speaking up about creating what he calls “one of the many cancerous growths that have infiltrated Reddit.” User David-me briefly locked the subreddit, explaining in a lengthy post that the forum has become filled with racism and sexism. “I did this,” he wrote. “Now I am undoing it. This abomination should have always been aborted.” KotakuInAction has since returned, however, thanks to a Reddit administrator.
Moderators on Reddit are unpaid volunteers who are typically given control over their own communities. In the past, this has given some members the power to revolt and even hold parts of the site hostage. Reddit's current policies state that it may “intervene to take control...

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