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Reddit’s r/ WallStreetBets has grown significantly due to the community’s role in driving up the stock rates of companionships like GameStop, AMC, and Nokia, and the whole saga has garnered so much attention that there are currently many movies and a TV show in the works. But that increased attention has also put strain on the r/ WallStreetBets society itself, forcing Reddit to step in to help sort things out.
The trouble started Wednesday night, according to The New York Times, as some r/ WallStreetBets moderators talked with each other about trying to get a movie deal. On Thursday morning, “the WallStreetBets moderators who were considering the film deal began booting out other moderators who had questioned them for privately trying to…
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