The WallStreetBets subreddit, which has seen a big enhance in consideration in latest days following the meteoric rise in GameStop’s stock pushed partially by merchants on the discussion board, has been made non-public.
Nevertheless, it’s not simply individuals who weren’t subscribed to the subreddit who’re not capable of entry it — many customers who say they have been subscribed are reporting that they will’t view it anymore.
I simply obtained faraway from WSB… random. Been on there for half a 12 months
— dawson schrader (@dawson_schrader) January 27, 2021
@wallstreetbets hello, by some means I can’t entry the web page anymore? I’ve been a member since December? What occurred?
— Daam Stevens (@daamsincome) January 27, 2021
It’s unclear who took the motion to take the subreddit non-public. Reddit didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Earlier on Wednesday, Discord banned the r/WallStreetBets server. The corporate stated that the Discord was banned for “persevering with to permit hateful and discriminatory content material after repeated warnings.” The subreddit advertises itself as “like 4chan discovered a Bloomberg Terminal,” and lots of posts contained offensive language.