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“Please let us know within the next 48 hours if you plan on re-opening.”

Three Reddit moderators have just told me that Reddit is sending a message to closed communities asking if they plan to reopen.

Here’s the full message, taken from screenshots I’ve seen:

The last time we messaged you, you were still discussing your mod team’s plans to re-open your community, had decided to close your community indefinitely, or had not responded to us. Per Rule 4 of the Moderator Code of Conduct, moderators are required to be active and engaged within their communities. Given this, we encourage you to reopen. Please let us know within the next 48 hours if you plan on re-opening.

The 48-hour timing is notable; Reddit mods had asked the company for a response to an open letter by June 29th (which would be 48 hours from now), and that means that this deadline would be up just a day before many popular Reddit apps are set to shut down on June 30th.