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Anonymous asked in News & EventsCurrent Events · 8 months ago

what was the result when level 7 users were allowed to self regulate Yahoo answers. What lessons were learnt?

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago
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    The problem was an age old human one, all power corrupts, too many abused it to further their own political biases.

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    • Lv 5
      8 months agoReport

      This questioner has blocked me so you can be pretty sure he was responsible for question moving. He's the Chav who drones on an on about the far-right and hates questions about ethnic minorities.

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  • Das
    Lv 4
    8 months ago

    It was ghastly.

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  • Mercy
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Many categories actually had questions that matched the category title. You don't have to go past the Current Events category to see what a mish -mash it is now. As usual though , a few ruined that benefit for all.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    I used to enjoy moving Shadow’s questions to the horses category. Sadly, that little source of pleasure is now denied to me.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    It overlooked the fact that mutliple account trolls can achieve Level 7

    quite quickly and then they were free to cause havoc.

    (you can see this when they give themselves BA for garbage)

    Posting irrelevant questions about historic weapons

    in the CE category seems like trolling to me.

    The only people happy about this are the trolls.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    It was nothing short of diabolical. Now they can't move questions they are reporting them, even those that are not a violation. No wonder so many people are leaving the site. It's time Oath moderated the site themselves if they want to keep users.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Level 7 users had the ability to put questions in the correct category...as the Y.A. algorithm was not always correct in determining what category the question should go into. (because the English language is complex in its meanings) They have removed that ability to move into correct categories and there are weird questions in the wrong category AGAIN. We did our best, and wished many times there was a JUNK category because some of the questions should have gone there...or some other remote black hole...it was a trolling type question.

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    • Lv 7
      8 months agoReport

      DGH, as a trusted moderator, will now have to be content with just deleting questions, answers and comments that he doesn't like. You will never get notification of this and have no right to appeal, since it is NOT a Yahoo authorised deletion.

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  • 8 months ago

    They were never allowed to regulate Yahoo Answers. They only had the ability to correct the category.

    • Lv 5
      8 months agoReport

      But they never used it to correct the category. It was used to disrupt answers by moving it to obscure categories.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Don't trust anyone who takes this site seriously with any actual influence on here.

    Too many cheated their way to Level 7 with multiple accounts to ever be trusted

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    • Lv 5
      8 months agoReport

      Lol.... you left wing sheep are in the house trolling on a Sunday afternoon while we are out on our motorbikes.

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  • 8 months ago

    That it only takes a few malevolent trolls to mess up the work of many honest people. Oh, and user-based moderation doesn't work that well.

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