May 2017 Transparency Report
Hello humans or aliens, thanks for reading!
Admittedly it's been a very slow month for us at /r/pics – We have a number of things we would like to tackle but are waiting and trying to resolve issues that are currently outside our hands. Before we get started on a few awesome projects, we want to close up some important loose ends. Part of this involves working with admin who are known for operating slower than any meaningful metaphor/similes I could make.
With that in mind, here are the stats for May 2017
|May||Data||Difference||Comment||3 Month Average||YTD||Other|
|Total Submissions to Subreddit||35280||Up ~1500||Within pretty normal varience, a bit higher than average||34,316||163,716|
|Total Moderation Actions||42277||Down ~1000||Overall, moderation actions declined – This doesn't necessarily mean that we had less content to moderate or made any concrete changes as moderation actions are entirely dependant on the kind of content users submit||42978||227271|
|Submission Removals||10710||Down ~2500||Notably under average, even with submissions higher||12053||64878||30.36% of all submissions posted were removed|
|Comment Removals||13434||Up ~3000||Higher than average by a serious amount. We had a number of threads that were more controversial than the typical threads we get||11418||55004|
|Posts Approved||3385||Down ~900||While this number can fluctuate without us making any noted changes, this tends to related to how fine tuned our automod rules are||4020||22430|
|Comments Approved||4796||Up ~1000||4563||24901|
|Bans||1108||Up ~400||Closer to average than last month which was quite the outlier. That said, we often use these controversial posts as "honeypots" to help remove repeat offenders who just can’t helpthemselves||1029||5513|
|Unbans||123||~||Does not include temp bans exipiring||105||582|
|Reports Ignored||1366||Up ~250||Please keep reporting stuff!||1193||7271|
|Posts Locked||8||=||This number seems to be rapidly developing as the mode of this dataset||8||32|
Reddit admins made 0 actions in /r/pics
We got no takedown requests
Thanks, sorry I don't have more to share 😦
P.S. Thanks to my co-moderators for all getting me an amazing birthday card. You guys rock.