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Q&A Introduce a spam reaction?

I'm stealing an idea from trichoplax in the comments: Disable links on posts flagged as spam. There's some potential for abuse here, too,[1] but I suspect it is somewhat unlikely. We can also add ...

posted 2mo ago by Michael‭

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#1: Initial revision by user avatar Michael‭ · 2024-03-27T14:01:04Z (about 2 months ago)
I'm stealing an idea from trichoplax in the comments: **Disable links on posts flagged as spam.**

There's some potential for abuse here, too,[^abuse] but I suspect it is somewhat unlikely. We can also add an ability based on, say, "5 approved flags and flag-approve-rate > 75%" that enables the automatic link suppression on posts they flag.

Trich's other suggestion is to out-right prevent new users from posting links until they earn an ability for it. I am less enthusiastic about that. A new user being unable to link to documentation or sources degrades post quality.

[^abuse]: Wherein someone with a business interest flags posts citing a competitor&hellip;