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This Insane Relationship Advice Subreddit Is Basically an Online Soap Opera

It's basically just this over and over. (Photo via Pixabay, Ryan McGuire)

A long time ago, before there was Internet, people with problems would seek counsel from designated advice professionals. They would do this by writing to a newspaper or magazine column such as “Dear Abby.”

But nowadays, you don’t have to be an expert with a team of editors to dish out advice to strangers — and if you’re the one seeking advice, your question doesn’t even have to be particularly good. Thanks to the wonders of Reddit, all you need is access to a computer and the ability to type. Read More

Scandals

Moderator Makes Controversial ‘Creepshots’ Subreddit Private After Receiving Anonymous Threats

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If appealing to one’s sense of decency and morality doesn’t produce the results you were hoping for, what’s the next possible route for netizens seething over the unbearably gross subreddit r/creepshots? Threaten the moderators with a healthy doxing, of course.

The Daily Dot reports that moderators from r/creepshots, a subreddit where users can post NSFW photos of women taken without their knowledge or consent, have made the subreddit private after the aptly-named moderator CreeperComforts began receiving threats from an anonymous source. The group of anonymous users said that they would publish the personal information of CreeperComforts unless he took down the site. Read More