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Reddit Unveils New Anti-Harassment Policy, But What Does It Actually Do?

Reddit Unveils New Anti-Harassment Policy, But What Does It Actually Do?

By Josh Wolford May 14, 2015

Reddit, a site that’s basically run by volunteer moderators with minimal tinkering from the higher-ups, says it’s going to get more serious about dealing with harassment. “We have been looking closely at the conversations on reddit and at personal safety. …

Reddit Wants No Part of the Next Fappening Reddit Wants No Part of the Next Fappening

Last year, hundreds of nude images of celebrities were stolen off the cloud and passed around various internet channels including 4chan and reddit. The latter, being a much more mainstream community, faced a heavy dose of criticism for allowing multiple …

Edward Snowden: I Wish I Would Have Come Forward Sooner Edward Snowden: I Wish I Would Have Come Forward Sooner

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is currently doing a reddit AMA with journalist Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, the filmmaker who just won an Oscar for her Snowden documentary Citizenfour. Apart from some technical difficulties (mods accidentally banning his primary account), …

Reddit Is Donating $827K, 10% of Ad Revenue, to Charity Reddit Is Donating $827K, 10% of Ad Revenue, to Charity

Back in February of 2014, reddit promised that at the end of the year, it would total up its ad revenue and give ten percent of it to charity. Charities, actually – reddit said it would “hold an election” based …

Mila Kunis’ Revealing Reddit AMA

Mila Kunis, like so many stars before her, took to Reddit’s AMA (Ask Me Anything) social outlet to let her fans in on what’s going on in her life. We love AMA. We can’t get enough. It’s a personal conversation …

Reddit Has Never Received a National Security Letter Reddit Has Never Received a National Security Letter

Reddit has just released its first ever transparency report, detailing governmental requests for user information, content removal requests, and more. What’s striking about reddit’s first report is the low volume of requests – only 55 total user info requests and …

Leelah Alcorn: Her Reddit Posts Tell a Haunting Story of Christian Anti-Gay Therapy

When Leelah Alcorn committed suicide, she had already set events in motion that would tell the world why she did it. Rather than a paper suicide note that might be found only by her parents, she set up a Tumblr …

Elon Musk to Host Reddit AMA with Focus on Ocean Rocket Landing Elon Musk to Host Reddit AMA with Focus on Ocean Rocket Landing

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 6, Elon Musk’s SpaceX will attempt to land a rocket on a platform that floating in the Atlantic Ocean. No big deal. And if you want to ask Mr. Musk about that, …

Reddit Had 71.25 Billion Pageviews In 2014 Reddit Had 71.25 Billion Pageviews In 2014

We’ve seen a lot of year-end posts from most of the major Internet companies, but only now are we getting something for reddit. This one is interesting because it actually includes stats for the site. Here’s what reddit is reporting …

Reddit Introduces Reddit Notes To Give Back To Community Reddit Introduces Reddit Notes To Give Back To Community

Back in September, reddit announced that it raised a $50 Million round of funding. At the time, then-CEO Yishan Wong said reddit was thinking about creating a cryptocurrency and making it backed by those shares of the company, and then …

Cheating Note: Man Rats Out Pregnant Girl Texting Secret Lover at Football Game

A Detroit Lions fan claims that he caught a pregnant woman sitting in front of him at a game recently texting another man while her husband sat there unaware. Rather than mind his own business, the man slipped the unsuspecting …

Reddit Co-Founder Says the Front Page Is Atrocious Reddit Co-Founder Says the Front Page Is Atrocious

In 2005, Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian co-founded reddit – surely unaware of what the site would become. In a year, reddit would become a Conde Nast property. As of today, reddit is seeing over six billion pageviews a month …

Alexis Ohanian Returns to Reddit as Executive Chairman, Yishan Wong Resigns as CEO Alexis Ohanian Returns to Reddit as Executive Chairman, Yishan Wong Resigns as CEO

Today brings a bit of a shakeup at the top of reddit corporate HQ, as CEO Yishan Wong has resigned his position. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced the news in a blog post, saying that the company is “grateful for …

Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Steps Down Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Steps Down

Yishan Wong took the CEO reins at reddit months after the “Front Page of the Internet” was spun off from Condé Nast. Wong became CEO in March, 2012. He has now handed in his resignation. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian broke …

Reddit Launches ‘Redditmade’ Crowdfunding Beta Reddit Launches ‘Redditmade’ Crowdfunding Beta

Reddit announced a new crowdfunding project called redditmade, which is now in open beta. The company says it hopes the endeavor will lead to stronger subreddit communities, and allow redditors to better collaborate and support one another. Reddit says, “redditmade …

Facebook Referrals Still Looking Good, Not A Lot Of Good News For Other Social Networks Facebook Referrals Still Looking Good, Not A Lot Of Good News For Other Social Networks

Shareaholic released its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report for the third quarter. Facebook is still sending way more referrals than any other social network, but at the same time, things are looking worse for traffic from the others. The report …

Alien Blue Is Now Reddit’s Official iOS App Alien Blue Is Now Reddit’s Official iOS App

Alien Blue, the hands down best way to browse reddit for iOS users, is now a part of the reddit family. Reddit has just announced the acquisition of Alien Blue, and with it a slight rebranding a price structure shift. …