Editor’s Pick “I’m pretty sure Paypal is an actual terrorist organization,” said one Redditor, who claimed to have lost $1,000 in a PayPal transaction.
Will he ever run?
Editor’s Pick MALMÖ, Sweden – “If you’re not at least a little embarrassed by something you just launched, you probably waited too long to start it,” said superstar entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian to a large crowd at the 2013 Media Evolution conference yesterday.
In what’s probably the biggest change to its front page in years, community news sharing site Reddit just rolled out its new multireddit feature to all users.
Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and many more companies are asking President Barack Obama and the U.S. congress for greater transparency on PRISM, NSA surveillance of Americans, and government requests for data about their customers.
Lurkers who visit Reddit’s front page of community-powered popular links without signing up for an account will find that the content is considerably less godless and political.
The 61 signatories include top tech companies as well as public interest and consumer privacy groups such as the ACLU, the EFF, Wikimedia Foundation, Reports without Borders, and the Center for Democracy and Technology.
Reddit, the self-styled “front page of the internet” that has can send floods of traffic to unsuspecting sites and has luminaries like President Obama visiting to answer questions directly from the great unwashed, is only visited by six percent of online American adults, according to the Pew Research Center.
Reddit’s gift exchange service has come up with a rather unique way of derailing the NSA’s over-reaching efforts in collecting data on U.S. citizens.
Reddit is well on its way to becoming the Costco of social news sharing sites — minus the requirement of membership, of course.
Guest Post People share for two major reasons: “a) they altruistically want to share the enjoyment of that video with others or b) they selfishly want to be seen sharing or critiquing that video.”
He developed some of the coolest aerospace tech around. One of his experiments is on the International Space Station. He’s a Cornell prof. And now, he’s taking your questions on Reddit. We love the Internet.
It’s been years since community news sharing site Reddit has made a major change to how things appear on its coveted front page of popular content, but today the company announced a new feature called multireddits that could do just that.
One mobile app developer is saving secret procrastination by bringing Reddit to Google Glass.
Guest Post Like with many crowdsourcing-related activities, individuals are good at providing information or reporting events, but it is the next stage — taking action — where things often fall apart.
A legion of armchair warriors pulled together to provide a detailed account of all the information available on last week’s horrific bombings during the Boston Marathon, but not all of that effort turned out to be good.
After many suspects were incorrectly identified by would-be investigators online, law enforcement made the decision to release the photos of the suspected Boston bombers.
The Internet’s not working. Or at least the self-styled “front page of the Internet.”
Editor’s Pick CISPA author Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) says he hasn’t heard of one U.S. company that opposes CISPA. We’ve heard of four.
Reddit has launched new original web video series called “Explain Like I’m Five,” based on the discussions of Reddit users in a ‘subreddit’ by the same name.
Rather than take time to explain in detail what his forthcoming book Without Their Permission is about, Reddit co-founder and all-star entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian decided to call his congresswoman about bad cybersecurity bill CISPA during his presentation at SXSW today.
Editor’s Pick Community news sharing site Reddit is the latest in a small (but growing) list of online services that are now accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment.
In an Ask Me Anything on Reddit, Bill Gates talks about how data can help change the world and how he spends his personal time.
Microsoft has obviously decided that the “Pro” part of “Surface Pro” is actually meaningful, not just a marketing designation, and has provided the ability for enthusiasts to fiddle, potentially damage or even brick, but ultimately customize their devices exactly how they see fit.
Adblock Plus will no longer block advertising on community news site Reddit by default, the Germany-based Adblock developer team announced today.
A friendly feast of funding news to get you over the hump.
Reddit is apparently raising a fresh round of funding that will help propel the site forward in its delicate pursuit of translating its popularity into profitability.
Want a prettier way to read Reddit? Check out this awesome app for mobile/tablet/web – and you’ll never guess who made it.
In 2012, the promise of the social election finally came to fruition. From gaffes and memes to true triumphs, here are Washington’s top 10 tech moments.
President Barack Obama had a little fun today on Twitter despite spending most of his time talking about serious topics such as the looming fiscal cliff and middle-class tax cuts.
“The day I woke up and Reddit was working on its own was just the most incredible feeling,” Huffman says.
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) took to Reddit this morning to answer questions about recently introduced legislation that would place a two-year ban on legislators and regulators from creating new laws or regulations that would negatively affect the Internet.
If the Internet ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
When it comes to Reddit users, its much better to work with them than against them. And at least one U.S. representative has decided to get proactive.
With the sheer volume of new submissions hitting community news sharing site Reddit everyday, it’s hard to keep up. Reddzine’s digital magazine interface could make the experience
Community news sharing site Reddit released some impressive new traffic statistics today, which confirms that the site is continuing its trend of crazy upward growth.
Are you tired of Bronco Bama? Well, so is this voting machine. It wouldn’t let a Pennsylvania voter select Barack Obama for his presidential pick, and instead continually highlighted Mitt Romney.
President Obama hopped on Reddit before polls closed today to remind people to vote, a brief follow-up to the hugely popular AMA he held in August.
With the hundreds of submissions flooding community news site Reddit every hour, there are very few options that help you manage all that information better than a standard web browser.
Editor’s Pick As of today, Imgurians can bypass other social sites like Reddit by submitting their content directly to Imgur’s gallery.