Deceptive yes, but I’m honestly not sure if this even breaks the rules.

By the way, username mentions don’t seem to be working in posts. I didn’t get a notification. Might want to do it in comments.
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There needs to be some rules around community moderators as well, not just for user activity. This is going to create problems, and the above is clearly an example of trolling the community, knowingly.

I do agree that deceptive community naming should be against the rules, unless it’s very obviously a joke and isn’t doing any harm (like /r/superbowl on Reddit actually being “superb owl”, a place to share pictures of owls).
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I think it should be up for discussion. Someone made anime_tiddies as a genuine alt of worldnews on Reddit, and that has no malicious or trolling intent. The above here is an example of trolling or malicious intent, because it has been done before twice as well.

First it was changed to World News, then Liberal World News, and now Better World News. And it confuses users with global feeds, since Lemmy has less users compared to Reddit. Reddit’s large userbase filters out small posts or communities until they grow or trend enough.

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