Instead of sticking our best speakers in boring old fireside chats, we’re putting ‘em on the spot with a live version of a Reddit Ask Me Anything thread.
“I certainly love the IT thing,” he told the Financial Times in a rare interview, published Friday. “But when we want to improve lives, you’ve got to deal with more basic things like child survival, child nutrition.”
Twitter gets all the glory, but movie and TV marketers should be aware that Facebook actually has a much larger share of the second-screen conversation than the soon-to-IPO social network of the now.
And, the buzz lasts much longer.
Adblock Plus, the adblocking service that blocks pop-ups, pop-unders, blinking, and other annoying ads, and recently suggested to Twitter that it apply for whitelisting, revealed today that it only accepts 9.5 percent of advertisers to its whitelisting program.
Popular web ad-blocking service Adblock made an interesting offer to Twitter this morning: Only sell ads we like, and we won’t block them.
Editor’s Pick Imgur now firmly takes its place as one of the top 30 most trafficked websites in the U.S. alongside IMDb, Apple.com, Yelp, Netflix, and AOL.
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?
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.
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.”
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.
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.
The Internet’s not working. Or at least the self-styled “front page of the Internet.”
Outsourcing your U.S. critical infrastructure work duties to China is never a good idea.
In every year, there are winners and losers: companies, devices, operating systems. Here’s our look at some of the biggest successes and failures of 2012.
“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.
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.
Have any questions about Microsoft Surface? You’re in luck!
Editor’s Pick The only time you’re likely to see Gawker on Reddit these days is if its in reference to the self-imposed ban many users have placed on all the news organization’s websites.
With Apple’s iOS 6 update, the native YouTube app is getting removed from iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches. To remedy this, you can either download Google’s new official YouTube app for the iPhone or go with a gorgeous third-party alternative like Jasmine.
Apparently, POTUS is popular. 60 extra servers popular.
President Obama’s Ask Me Anything two days ago was a massive success, as Reddit highlighted earlier today in a blog post. Not only did the page get 2.99 million page views on the day of the event, it has received another 2.3 million pages already as of this morning.
The creator and original lead developer of Minecraft, Markus “Notch” Persson, takes to Reddit to answer a host of questions from the social news site’s users.
The Xbox Metro dashboard has brought lots of shiny new features to the console, but many gamers are troubled by the amount of advertising appearing on there. Never ones to sit on problem, members of the gaming community have come up with a way to block the ads being sent to your Xbox.
News sharing social network Reddit has acquired Redditgifts.com, a popular independent gift exchange site created by Reddit community members, the company announced Tuesday.
News aggregator Reddit’s first systems engineer and employee number one Jeremy Edberg has joined video rental and streaming company Netflix.
Jeremy Edberg, the first employee of social news site Reddit, has announced that he is leaving the company after working there for 4 years.
The last five months have been very good for community news sharing site Reddit, which reported huge traffic growth on its official blog today.
Conde Nast Digital made a bulk purchase of 285 .com domains associated with the name of the company’s social link sharing community Reddit.
Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of the news aggregation site Reddit, announced today that he has returned to the site as an advisor after selling it to Condé Nast in 2006.
Condé Nast-owned Reddit, a news aggregator site, announced today that it is finally hiring some new minions to keep the site up and running after a large number of complaints about the site constantly going down.
‘Tis the season, right?
The team behind Microsoft’s oft-maligned email service, Hotmail, is hoping to score back some of its users from the titans in the industry like Gmail by doing something Google hasn’t quite pulled off: showing they are human.