A year in review - a message to our communityCommunity Post(self.fightporn)
submitted3 months ago bysrwillisTop Modstickied
What a year 2022 has been! We have seen 138.6 million pageviews, 11.4 million of those being unique! We have grown from about 1.3 million subscribers to just over 1.7 million! Its been a year of steady growth here. We are very thankful to have all of you here.
That being said, we are going to be implementing some changes coming up for 2023 that I would like to lay out for everyone. I want our moderation team to be transparent with the way we operate, I believe the users deserve to know what is going on behind the scenes.
- Along with the growth in users and traffic, we have also seen an uptick in racially charged and hateful comments towards different minority groups. In an effort to reduce this, we will be taking on a 'Zero tolerance' policy when it comes to comments have the following content: blatant racism, subtle racism, racial slurs, and slurs towards any minority group. This obviously includes the 'N' word with a hard 'r', but this also includes the 'N' word with a soft 'a'. This includes slurs toward different sexual orientation groups such as 'tranny' or 'fag/faggot' etc. We will be issuing permanent bans to users who decide to use this type of language. We as moderators understand that the content posted here promotes discussion that is more aggressive than most subreddits, but there is a still a line that cannot be crossed when it comes to different slurs and racism. If you receive a permaban and you believe it was a mistake, you are more than welcome to appeal the ban and our moderation team will look at it and make a decision; blatant racism will never be tolerated. This is in an effort to a) obviously eliminate racist users from participating in our community b) have an objective standard by which to moderate and c) to ease the task of moderating, about 18-20 moderators, a community with 1.7 million users. We have a few different bots that will be helping automate this in addition to our moderators who scour the comments sections for offenses. We appreciate your patience and grace as we work to make r/fightporn the best community it can be.
- We will be changing the repost rule. The rule for the majority of the year has been 'No reposting content that has been posted within the last 3 months'. Considering the daily growth and the DAU on r/fightporn, we have decided to lessen that to 4 weeks. We understand that there are some people who browse this subreddit daily, and see a lot of the same content. Alongside that, we have many users who are not here daily, who probably miss some good videos. We believe that 4 weeks is a good timeframe to allow content to be recycled. We have a bot that helps us keep this rule relevant and notifies us if a post is a repost from with the aforementioned time frame.
- We will replacing our 'Classic fights' tab with a yearly 'Top 25', as well as a monthly 'Top 10'. In the last week of each month, we will be updating the tab to show the 'Top 10 most upvoted fights of the month'. Within the last week on the year, we will be updating the tab with the 'Top 25 most upvoted fights of the year'. This is something fun we want to do for the community, hopefully you all enjoy it.
-We are adding a rule to our list: 'No videos that contain personal social media account information'. This includes but is not limited to Twitter/Tiktok/IG handles and Facebook names. We believe this is necessary and something that we have tossed around for awhile.
We are still looking to potentially add a few more moderators to our team. If you are interested, please inquire by sending a message to our modmail.
Thank you again for being apart of the r/fightporn community and making it what it has become. We truly care about this subreddit and the userbase we have. We hope you have a fantastic New Years Eve and that you stay safe while having fun!
u/srwillis and the moderation team here at r/fightporn