1. Filters need fixing,
2. Banning system
3. Differing opinions (what everyone thinks)
Dear Scratch Team,
We would like to discuss a few of our ideas and we need your help to make our dream a reality. Everyone should work together to keep Scratch a friendly, safe website where individuals with unique backgrounds and interests can feel welcome. A place where we continue to welcome people of all ages, races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities. We’ve formed an amazing community; and many friends throughout our times on Scratch! We have gathered many scratchers, to voice their own opinions about how to improve the scratch community, and just the website in general. We hope you consider our thoughts! Our first idea is about the word filter, while the second is about the banning system, and the third is our differing opinions and unique ideas! We have also included the usernames of the many scratchers who helped us and aided in this project.
Firstly, we would like to call attention to the problematic word filters that Scratch uses. We completely understand that they were implemented to help curb the spread of bullying and make this site child-friendly, but it seems to also have the negative impact of banning scratchers for doing nothing wrong, for example thinking that "naughty" is a swear word. This issue could be solved if the