@ -70,3 +70,7 @@ Downvotes reduce engagement by scaring off first-time posters.
Instead of adding downvotes to your site, build *specific* tools that handle specific kinds of unwanted posts.
(This post is a distillation & refinement of some thoughts originally posted in [a Twitter thread](https://twitter.com/mcmillen/status/1310998579184574465?s=20) in September 2020.)
Feel free to reply to [my post on Twitter](https://twitter.com/mcmillen/status/1418010991913230336) about this article. Thanks!