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Reddit added more space to the r/Place collaborative canvas on Friday, giving users additional room to collaboratively draw pixelated art. Almost immediately after the space was added, users started to write in their protests against the site and CEO Steve Huffman.
The expanded canvas now stretches further to the right. As I write this, there’s a massive land grab taking place, including a spot already memorializing the YouTuber Technoblade, the continuation of the German flag at the top of the canvas, a vertical French flag on the right side, and many iterations of the phrase “fuck spez,” a reference to Huffman’s username.
r/Place launched on Thursday, and some of the earliest art was also cursing the CEO. Reddit users have been unhappy…