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Now, thanks to that growing community and ease of use, Discord has found favor with an unintended and inflammatory audience: the alt-right, the online movement of hardcore trolls, white nationalists, and neo-Nazis that has dominated discussion of internet life in the Trump era. From Reddit to Twitter, the internet has produced a series of groundbreaking communication platforms, the very popularity and technological ingenuity of which have led to their adoption by hatemongers, trolls, and harassers.
This trend has led the leadership of these services to have to make hard and sometimes ideologically inconsistent choices about free speech, including banning users and entire communities.
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Discord didn’t start, like Reddit and Twitter, with any grand ideals about freedom of expression; it was built from the ground up as a tool for facilitating chat between cooperative gamers.“We’re very focused on making an amazing communication product for gamers,” Discord CEO Jason Citron told Buzz Feed News.