Nextdoor will alert users if it thinks they’re about to post something racist

Nextdoor will alert users if it thinks they’re about to post something racist


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Nextdoor is introducing a new anti-racism notification, which asks users to reconsider posting content if the app thinks it may be offensive. As with its previous Kindness Reminder, if a user tries to post something with words or phrases Nextdoor thinks may be objectionable, it will give them the option to edit the post before it actually goes live. The users can, however, ignore the warning and post it anyway.

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The notification users may receive if they try to post something containing the phrases “all lives matter,” “blue lives matter,” etc.

In the blog post announcing the anti-racism notification, Nextdoor says that its similar Kindness Reminder has reduced “incivil content” by 30 percent….

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