This is a subreddit that focuses on the idea that the internet is a good place to build communities and social support, and Reddit has always been a good venue to help those around you build their own community.
In the past year or so, however, Reddit has been plagued by the rise of “fake news” (as it is now called), as well as other forms of censorship and misinformation.
As Reddit CEO Steve Huffman said last month, “We’re seeing a trend in the U.S. right now of being less willing to accept the truth about anything that we’re telling ourselves or our government.”
So the Reddit community is trying to figure out how to deal with the problems it has experienced with misinformation.
One of the first steps is to make sure that the community can find out what’s going on with the truth in the real world.
Here are some of the things Reddit is doing to help with that: