Wednesday, 14 June, 2023
Mass Reddit Blackout: Over 8,000 Subreddits Go Dark in API Protest
The widespread blackout on Reddit, where more than 8,000 subreddits participated in a protest by going dark. The blackout was in response to the platform's controversial API changes. This collective action aimed to demonstrate discontent and draw attention to concerns regarding content moderation and API policies. The mass blackout highlighted the power of Reddit's community and their ability to mobilize for impactful protests.