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Reddit Android App Enters Beta, New iOS App Coming Soon

The mobile experience for Reddit has honestly always kind of sucked, and that’s one of the things Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has devoted a ton of resources to fixing since coming on as redditor -i

Reddit’s Official Android App Is Coming Soon

If you’ve been using third-party apps or the mobile version of Reddit on your Android device, you’ll be happy to know that the company is finally going to offer an official app for the pla

Reddit Updates Privacy Policy, CEO Steve Huffman Details Dedication To Protecting User Anonymity

It’s been a busy last few months since Steve Huffman returned to Reddit in July to become its CEO. The company had an eventful summer (to put it lightly), but now as much of the controversy subs

Reddit Replaces Its Confusing Shadowban System With Account Suspensions

Reddit has replaced shadowbans, which made posts from users who broke the site’s rules invisible, with account suspensions. The community, which had 202 million unique visitors last month, implement

Tech Giants Sign Letter Against EU Laws To Hand Huge New Powers To ISPs

New European legislation which threatens net neutrality is set to go before the EU Parliament Tuesday. The EU is planning new rules it claims will ‘protect’ Net neutrality, but a leading legal exp

Reddit Launches Upvoted, Its “Digital Magazine” For All Things Reddit

Reddit, the squirrely site that has more links to content than you can shake a stick at, has launched a new site with new content. It's called Upvoted, and it's a digital magazine of sorts with origin

YC Answers The Questions You Ask (“A Lot”)

Earlier today, Y Combinator President Sam Altman posted the type of numbers about which he gets asked “a lot” -- calling them (humbly and probably rightly) “very imperfect indicators of success.

The Future For Artists And Celebrities (And YouTubers) Is Direct Intimacy

The most-watched Game of Thrones episode ever, this past season’s finale, had 8.11 million viewers. Meanwhile, Pentatonix, a musical a capella group on YouTube since 2012, gets 10 million views each

Reddit Responds After Being Threatened, Banned And Unbanned By The Russian Government

Reddit has had a pretty bizarre last few days in Russia. The entire site was blacklisted and banned yesterday for a number of users in Russia following a clear threat made by Russia’s FCC,

Russian Government Threatens To Block Reddit

The Russian government isn't too happy with Reddit these days. But it's not even over critical comments made about the government's handling of Ukraine, it's about a single thread on the site regardin

Genius Hub Is Like A Paid Version Of Reddit’s AMA

Reddit's traffic may be climbing amid its recent controversy and turmoil, but the company's fate is now more questionable than before. And that means it's time for competitors to swoop in to take adva

Reddit Finally Bans Racist r/CoonTown And Other Hateful Communities, Updates User Policies

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman introduced an updated set of user policies Wednesday, which included details for how Reddit would be “quarantining” certain communities and banning ones which wer

Controversy Fuels 9X Growth For Reddit

Any press is good press, apparently, as Reddit hit a new 8 billion page view record in July amidst community upheaval over new policies and leadership. Reddit grew from 175 million unique visitors in

13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week, Uber added a bold feature, major changes took place at Reddit, and Amazon Prime Day made a lot of people really mad. These are the stories to catch you up on everything that happened in tec

What Should Reddit Do? We Asked Kevin Rose And Other Community Founders

Depending on your perspective, Reddit’s either in a pickle — or it’s a billowing garbage fire. Leave the most horrible content up and it will continue to facilitate hatred while seeing bad

Stop Trying To Make Sense Out Of The Reddit Saga

Why does reddit exist? How does reddit exist? Who are all of these people who participate? Who knows? They're anonymous. How does something like reddit attract $50 million in funding? I have no idea,

Reddit Co-Founder Steve Huffman In For Reddit CEO Job, Pao Out

We’d been hearing that Steve Huffman, a co-founder of Reddit who also co-founded flight and hotel search startup Hipmunk, was being considered for the CEO job at Reddit. Now that move is confi

Reddit’s Community: Can’t Win With ‘Em, Can’t Win Without ‘Em

You know the story from beginning to end: A regular old website earns popularity, gains top users who are almost celebrities, and then the site dies more quickly than it rose. A lot happens in b

Reddit: “We Screwed Up”

Reddit just admitted it royally screwed up. Not just over the firing of Reddit community manager Victoria Taylor on Friday, but also for not listening to the community over the past several years. Vol

Reddit Moderators Are Locking Up The Site’s Most Popular Pages In Protest

The moderators behind a number of the most popular subreddits on the site -- which is known as the front page of internet -- have made their communities private, thus shutting them off from the intern
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