How r/gonewild is a microcosm of the best and worst sides of Reddit

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Reddit’s r/gonewild community is a pretty good microcosm of the site as a whole, an illustration of the extreme positives and negatives that its huge userbase are capable of. The subreddit’s description says its a “place for open-minded adult Redditors to exchange their nude bodies for karma; showing it off in a comfortable environment without pressure.” In an in-depth report, Gaby Dunn at The Daily Dot writes, r/gonewild “is supposed to be a supportive, sex-positive community. But that’s not always the case.” Despite a longstanding, unspoken rule at Reddit that users should never “doxx” other users (reveal their true identities), there’s a contingent of users who dig through r/gonewild posts specifically for the purpose of exposing the…

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