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You have to dig a bit to find out what the secret sauce is...

It appears to be "interacting with fringe accounts" which gets your account caught up into this.

This is the algorithmic equivalent of systematically enforcing the schoolyard idea of "cooties".

It's not hard to see how such a system could be weaponized via selective enforcement and categorization, and even to "distribute the blame" by not controlling for malicious mass-misuse of reporting features by some in their own epistemic bubbles.
Let's spell out a scenario. You start with any large, publicly-accessible system where people can offer commentary. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, what have you.

Once any system gets large enough, there will be some who use it as a means of promulgating hatred and divisiveness.
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