They’re all sent by a handful of recently created accounts.
Should there be an admin approval system for first posts, or something similar to slow down such attempts?
Edit 2: The brigaders are coming from /pol/ as found by @email@example.com
Edit 3: They’ve now been banned. Thank you mods.
Everything about Lemmy; bugs, gripes, praises, and advocacy.
For discussion about the lemmy.ml instance, go to !firstname.lastname@example.org.
Another common tactic subreddits use is to shadow ban users with negative karma. That could be an option as well.
Imagine advocating for shadowbans
Why does this upset you? Use your words, change my mind.
Shadowbans require constant moderation and can easily be abused by ‘powermods’ to silence objective opinions.
That’s one of the reasons reddit is so awful.
All of these communities have mods that can do the exact same thing. I’m not sure why you think it’s any different here. Kinda hypocritical since you literally just called for people to use the report button, which is * taps sign * constant moderation.
Reporting doesn’t mean I’m advocating for shadow bans. It measn I’m reporting spam