Is the reddit boogeyman real or is it blown out of proportion.
>inb4 OP is from reddit
I dislike Reddit's cheesy humor and awkward layout. On a side note I did a "what other boards you visit" on /b/ .It's what I thought alot of redditors would visit and it is most people's first board on 4chan. Most of replies said /v/ and /vg/. Some said /r9k/ and some said /pol/. A couple even said that they only browse /b/. I was expecting worse for /r9k/ but the thread got pruned when it hit 30 replies for some reason.
The whole upvote downvote system is really a turn off, moves all the stupid trendy meme bullshit to the center of attention while discouraging good posts and encouraging upvote whore posts
Reddit is mostly used as a tactic for spreading propaganda. They're the opposition to 4chan's group. Anytime you want to discredit what someone is saying, all you need to do is accuse them of being a traitor and in line with the enemy.
It basically goes like this:
>shill: here's some propaganda I want you to swallow
>rational person: well you see, neither facts nor logic support your narrative
>shill: OMG go back to reddit you JIDF SJW roastie slut
Hate me all you want robots but I've browsed both for years. Reddit circlejerk and whoring for useless points really fuels my rage, you can't get through a single comment section without seeing
>hurr durr reddit metajoke
>psuedo-intellectual I dontknowanythingbutpretendido
>people raging about reposting
It's a sure fire recipe. And it gets stale af.
4chan on the other hand is a bit more chaotic, it has a lot of shitposting and bait for newfags but people generally don't give a fuck how they're received so you can get some real decent discussion without all the pussyfooting, even if half of them devolve into bravado, insults and derailing but that's just become part of the Internet tbqh.
2 sides of a coin imo, I enjoy browsing both especially after you've customised your subreddits.
This. Reddit propaganda is massive and many people don't even notice it because of how they're constructed. There are hundreds of high karma accounts that just shill all day.
Mob mentality is prevalent on both sites though maybe more so on leddit simply because of post history.
It's real, but it's definitely blown out of proportion. I feel like complaining about that kind of shit only makes the situation everyone is dealing with worse. It isn't some new phenomenon though, shit like that has been occurring for years (gaia, newgrounds, ebaums, etc.)