As members become trusted regulars over time, they earn abilities to help maintain their community.Our trust system means that the community builds a natural immune system to defend itself from trolls, bad actors, and spammers — and the most engaged community members can assist in the governance of their community. We put a trash can on every street corner with a simple, low-friction flagging system. Positive behaviors are encouraged through likes and badges. We gently, constantly educate members in a just-in-time manner on the universal rules of civilized discourse.
Comprehensive spam blocking heuristics including new user sandboxing, user flag blocking, and standard nofollow are built in. The site also has Built in Akismet spam protection.