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Reddit is starting to test its own add-ons for the platform

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Reddit is beginning to test the first of its own add-ons built through its Developer Platform. The company’s first add-ons, available to a small number of subreddits and only to mods, will include tools for mods to more easily monitor and remove comment threads; ban spammers and remove their content; and for sports-focused subreddits, create posts that are live scoreboards, spokesperson Courtney Geesey-Dorr tells The Verge.

Reddit announced the Developer Platform in August 2022 as a way for developers to more easily host and develop things like apps, bots, and mod tools for Reddit. At the time, Reddit opened up a waitlist for interested developers, and although the platform is still in closed beta, Geesey-Dorr says a “handful” of…

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