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While the company has tried to crack down on adult content on the app—including banning several high-profile Snapchatters last fall—sexting still runs rampant.
And for many people, snapping with strangers is an outlet, and a way to express themselves without any strings attached. Others, like snapchatsexters.
Often these thre contain demographic information, and, somewhat troubling, descriptions of snapchatters who are in their teens. Throughout the forums there are, unsurprisingly, a huge of spambots as well.
WhoPutThatThere and her fellow moderators deal with none of that on Reddit. The rules are clear—you must be years-old or older and a real human person in order to participate in the forum.
Any posts claiming to be underage will be removed immediately. Like other subreddits, redditors are encouraged to report anyone who is misbehaving, and so far, this community-reporting system has worked. Catfishing extremely NSFW is a Tumblr dedicated entirely to posting catfished photos of straight men.
The anonymous person running the site receives images submitted by followers and posts them to the blog with a comment on the appearance of the man.
With the addition of Snapcash last fallcatfishing posed an even greater problem. On Snapchat, suddenly users could send lewd photos and money to anonymous strangers. Decorated with subreddit-specific flair, these verified s are required to send in two photos with a handwritten note confirming their identity and Snapchat handles. WhoPutThatThere notes that distributing flair can be stressful.
DirtySnapchat takes its verification process very seriously.
Like elsewhere on uglier corners of sext-friendly networks, unsolicited dick pics still happen. At least one mod, throwawayrichard, no longer verifies dirty s. I have had much success, due to a variety of reasons, but after a while, the process becomes repetitive and not as fun. I would much rather focus my efforts in the real world now instead.
The company did not explain how it flags these s. User throwawayrichard said he knows one woman who is flying to meet a man who she initially connected with through dirty snapchatting, but is not sure whether or not they met through the subreddit.
DirtySnapchat is all about sexting, but it serves as a special outlet for it members and the mods who strive to keep it safe. Selena Larson is a technology reporter based in San Francisco who writes about the intersection of technology and culture. Her work explores new technologies and the way they impact industries, human behavior, and security and privacy.
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Selena Larson Selena Larson is a technology reporter based in San Francisco who writes about the intersection of technology and culture.