Reddit

  • Reddit Turns 10, Releases Treasure Trove Of Cool Stats

    Reddit Turns 10, Releases Treasure Trove Of Cool Stats

    Reddit had its 10th birthday today and to commemorate the major milestone, they released a ton of interesting data on the site’s subreddits, users and content. Amusingly, they also released info on their most popular comments and posts of all time, several of which were about dicks, go figure. In terms of the site’s most viewed posts, Reddit’s extremely popular AMA with… Read More

  • Reddit Bans Five Harassing Subreddits, Its Trolls Respond Exactly As You’d Expect

    Reddit Bans Five Harassing Subreddits, Its Trolls Respond Exactly As You’d Expect

    Reddit, the hugely popular online community know as the ‘front page of the internet’, has dropped the hammer on five groups on its site judged to be in violation of its policy against harassing users. Read More

  • Alexis Ohanian: The Internet Gives Me Hope

    Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Announces Reddit Video At Disrupt NY

    Reddit has been at the forefront of connecting users with interesting content for years now, but to date most of its efforts have been around just making it easier for its community to share things they’ve found elsewhere. Today, however, it took steps toward creating its own content with the launch of Reddit Video. Read More

  • Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian To Disrupt New York

    Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian To Disrupt New York

    It’s official. With Reddit cofounder and YC advisor Alexis Ohanian on the speaker roster, TC Disrupt New York is going to be r/awesome. Read More

  • Reddit Now Lets Other Sites Embed User Comments

    Reddit Now Lets Other Sites Embed User Comments

    After a few months of beta testing, Reddit has officially launched embeddable comments. Like Twitter’s embedded tweets feature, embeddable comments makes it easy for other sites to feature comments from Reddit users. Instead of cutting-and-pasting a comment or linking back to it, writers just have to click on its permalink and select “embed” for its code. Read More

  • Reddit Made $8.3M In Ad Revenue Last Year, And It Will Donate 10 Percent To Charity

    Reddit Made $8.3M In Ad Revenue Last Year, And It Will Donate 10 Percent To Charity

    About a year ago, news-sharing community Reddit announced plans to take 10 percent of its ad revenue and donate it to charity. Today it’s revealing details about how much money it’s actually donating and giving users the chance to determine where that money will go. Reddit says it brought in about $8.3 million in revenue in 2014 ($8,276,594.93 if you want to be precise). As a… Read More

  • Product Hunt Wins Best New Startup Of 2014

    Product Hunt Wins Best New Startup Of 2014

    Product Hunt, the online community where members submit and vote up the best new tech products, has been taking the industry by storm as founders, investors, early adopters and other tech enthusiasts now check the site on a daily basis. Today, the company also has the honor of winning the Crunchie award for “best new startup,” beating out runner-up Shyp to take home the trophy. Read More

  • Reddit Complied With 58% Of User Info Requests, 31% Of Takedown Notices In 2014

    Reddit Complied With 58% Of User Info Requests, 31% Of Takedown Notices In 2014

    Reddit just released its first transparency report, outlining the requests for user information and for content takedown that it received in 2014. Not surprisingly, the report doesn’t go into detail about individual requests, but it does break things down by category. It also notes how many of those requests the news and content-sharing site actually complied with and offers some… Read More

  • Foundation And Big Data Crunch Network

    Foundation And Big Data

    The Internet has become the world’s Sorting Hat: it identifies, and increasingly defines, the subculture(s) to which people belong. Does your Facebook feed feature Mother Jones or Fox News? The Guardian or The Telegraph? GamerGate vs Social Justice Warriors. Civil libertarians vs. terror-thumping authoritarians. r/parenting vs. r/childfree. Second Life vs. Digital Detox. Read More

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