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sharkode
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Why is mentioning apps or websites allowed but extensions are not?

Why is mentioning apps or websites allowed but extensions are not? Apps or websites can be more harmful than extensions and sometimes extensions are made by reputable companies that literally doesn't pose any threat, I'm not asking for this rule to be changed but I just want to know why the rule is there

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lolecksdeehaha
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Why is mentioning apps or websites allowed but extensions are not?

sharkode wrote:

Why is mentioning apps or websites allowed but extensions are not? Apps or websites can be more harmful than extensions and sometimes extensions are made by reputable companies that literally doesn't pose any threat, I'm not asking for this rule to be changed but I just want to know why the rule is there
Extensions are easy to install and it's really hard to completely know what they do.
You literally only have to click 1 button to install it.




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sharkode
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500+ posts

Why is mentioning apps or websites allowed but extensions are not?

Extensions are easy to install and it's really hard to completely know what they do.
You literally only have to click 1 button to install it.
Does installation time matter?

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god286
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Why is mentioning apps or websites allowed but extensions are not?

Websites are incredibly sandboxed.
Apps are basically the opposite.
Extensions can steal your scratch session ID easier than an app which is why the ST doesn't like extensions.




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-EmeraldThunder-
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Why is mentioning apps or websites allowed but extensions are not?

Exetnsions can mess around with scratch and make it hard for you to use the site or even hack your account. Apps can do all these things but it's harder and the antivirus will try to stop it.

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