The Saidit policy refers to the "Pyramid of Debate"and states that "if a person is caught repeatedly dragging discussion in a downward direction on the Pyramid of Debate, they will be removed", but that "If we each take the Pyramid of Debate seriously, we can have a great website for exploring new ideas and having respectful, rational, conversations with other people. You can do your part by voting, commenting, and posting, to help move the culture at Saidit in a good direction."
The site had over 3000 registered users as of January 2019. In mid March 2019 it surpassed 4000 4 days later, 5000 and 18 days later 6000. By June 2019, it was the 2nd biggest Reddit clone, after Voat.