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Reddit Launches ‘Redditmade’ Crowdfunding Beta

Reddit Launches ‘Redditmade’ Crowdfunding Beta

By Chris Crum October 29, 2014

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 …

Google Now Shows Reddit And Others In ‘News’ Box Google Now Shows Reddit And Others In ‘News’ Box

Update: According to Danny Sullivan, who spoke with Google about the subject, the “In the News” box is now showing content from additional sources, including reddit, the Yoast blog, and other content deemed newsowrthy. This includes things that are not …

Jared Leto and Snoop Dogg Invest Big in Reddit

What do Dallas Buyer’s Club star (and Oscar winner) Jared Leto, “Gin and Juice” rapper Snoop Dogg, Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen, Sequoia Capital’s Alfred Lin and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel have in common? They’re all Redditors. And they just joined …

Reddit Raises New $50 Million Round Of Funding Reddit Raises New $50 Million Round Of Funding

Reddit said on Tuesday that it has closed a new $50 million round of outside funding led by Y Combinator President Sam Altman with participation from Sequoia Capital’s Alfred Lin and Andreessen Horowitz’s Marc Andreessen. Other investors mentioned further down …

Vagina Cookies in Second Grade Class

One of the more fun subreddits to peruse on the popular site Reddit is know by the initials TIFU, which stands for “Today I F*cked Up”. In the category, posters tell stories of major faux pas or unwise moves they …

The Fappening: Did Reddit Just Ruin The Internet?

What is “The Fappening”? The brilliant name given to the current celebrity nude leak scandal as coined by a group of basement dwellers, men who’ve pretty much admitted to the world that the closest they’ll get to sexual fulfillment is …

Reddit Launches iPhone App Just For AMAs Reddit Launches iPhone App Just For AMAs

Reddit announced the launch of the reddit AMA (as me anything) app for iOS – an app built specifically for the popular Q&As that frequently take place on the site. AMAs have been around for about eight years, and have …

Reddit Is Fighting Trolls by Capping Negative Karma Reddit Is Fighting Trolls by Capping Negative Karma

Who’s up for a little taxonomy? Let’s take a quick look at what ‘karma’ means to different subsets of redditors. The first distinction is obviously whether or not said user cares about karma (reddit points) at all. Some couldn’t give …

Commence Your ‘Steve Jobs Is Alive’ Theories Commence Your ‘Steve Jobs Is Alive’ Theories

You can add Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to the list of dead people that could possibly be alive because they’ve been spotted but are also totally not alive (except in the hearts of fans, of course). Like Biggie, Tupac, Elvis, …

Ebola Virus Expert Answers Questions on Reddit

Richard Preston is the author of the non-fiction book “The Hot Zone”, which discusses the origins of several deadly viral diseases in Africa. He is an expert on viruses such as Ebola. His book offered a vision of these viruses …

Marijuana Legalization AMA: NY Times in the Hotseat

Andrew Rosenthal, the editorial page editor of The New York Times, along with David Firestone and Juliet Lapidos, who contributed to a series of New York Times editorials calling on the federal government to lift the ban on marijuana, conducted …

Star Trek: William Shatner Is Cooler Than You

William Shatner has the life. He’s had one of those roles that was not only famous for the usual pop culture reasons, but it endeared him to a generation or two as an icon. Shatner’s voice is not just associated …

Jennette McCurdy: Role Model Rant A Sign Of Trouble?

Jennette McCurdy has grown up in the public eye since she began her stint on the popular Nickelodeon show iCarly in 2007. Maybe it’s the stress of public life. Maybe it’s the recent scandal surrounding some leaked photos of her …

Jennette McCurdy Admits She Is No Role Model

Jennette McCurdy has finally opened up about the cancellation of Sam and Cat, and insists that she is no role model and has never tried to be one. Rumors that Nickelodeon’s hit show was destined to be cancelled have been …

Jennette McCurdy On Reddit: “I Am Not A Role Model”

Jennette McCurdy doesn’t want to be a role model. At all. Not even a little bit. She has been through a lot in the last few months since the show that she shared with Ariana Grande, Sam & Cat, was …

Good News For Your Facebook Traffic Good News For Your Facebook Traffic

Changes to the Facebook News Feed made over recent months may have angered some brands and publishers. Such changes may have even pushed some to abandon their Facebook strategies in favor of competing social platforms like Twitter or Google+, but …

Reddit Launches Reddit Live Feature Reddit Launches Reddit Live Feature

Reddit announced a new type of post called Liveupdate about five months ago. It made the feature available to admins, who could add reporters to them. Now, reddit announced that it’s making the feature available to everyone under the name …