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New submission… 5/20/2021



May 8, 2023


Social Media


On mobile devices detects that you are using a mobile device and will not let you see all the deeper levels of nested replies/comments to a post UNLESS you login or use the a mobile Reddit app installed your phone. This is a dark pattern because on Desktop you can see all the nested levels of replies/comments anonymously without logging in. This is a loss of privacy and and a trick compared to the Desktop use of the site.

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