How Discord’s ‘Dumbed Down’ Beta Affects the Trend of Hate and Violence in US Politics

In December of 2017, a user from the Reddit community Discord was banned from using the service.The user was also banned from posting on the platform for three days after the ban was lifted.The ban came after the user, who goes by the Reddit name ‘TheDumbestFucker’, began to use the platform to discuss various issues.After …