Great write-up — it reinforces some of my own experiences I’ve had as a user on platforms, where my…
Russ 🌹

Thanks for the kind words and encouragement Russ!

It’s definitely an interesting line to toe between over and under-moderation. I was surprised I got shut down too, but I don’t fault the moderators for doing it. If I was trying to build a community for people interested in a topic to freely discuss it I would want to keep the hawkers and outsiders away too…

A key thing I keep hearing is to add value. If you’re adding value to the conversation then nobody minds if you casually mention some other agenda (and you can do it after you’ve already demonstrated that you’re engaged and contributing to the conversation).

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