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“The Fappening” Reddit Might Have Ruined The Internet

“The Fappening” Reddit Might Have Ruined The Internet

By Toni Matthews-El September 7, 2014

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 …

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 …

Imgur Uses Tagging To Improve Search Experience Imgur Uses Tagging To Improve Search Experience

Imgur just announced some new search and discovery features, which pull what it says is the best and most relevant content out for each user on a personalized basis. Over 1.5 million images are uploaded to Imgur every day, so …

Macaulay Culkin Won The Internet With His Shirt

Macaulay Culkin should grace more t-shirts. It would appear that Ryan Gosling agrees as he sported a t-shirt featuring the child star and current member of alt-folk band Pizza Underground. Now Culkin has fired back with his own genius take …

Reddit Expands Defaults For Front Page Reddit Expands Defaults For Front Page

Reddit, the self-proclaimed “front page of the internet,” announced today that it is doubling the number of default subreddits (sections) to have stories featured on its own front page. These are what appear for logged out users, and as the …

Reddit Frontpage Ads Get Location Targeting Reddit Frontpage Ads Get Location Targeting

Reddit announced on Wednesday that it has released location targeting on its frontpage, to make ads more personally relevant to users (which is obviously more helpful to advertisers as well). As the company says, this will be especially helpful for …

Reddit Helps Find Missing Mom with Alzheimers in NYC Reddit Helps Find Missing Mom with Alzheimers in NYC

I’ll be the first to admit, when someone says “reddit is on the case!” I tend to cringe a bit. We all remember that unfortunate situation shortly after the Boston Marathon bombings were the reddit sleuths took it upon themselves …

Harrison Ford Gives Answers in Reddit AMA

Actor Harrison Ford made a “Ask Me Anything” thread on Reddit yesterday, answering (and not answering) some of his fans’ most pervasive questions. Although the session only lasted one hour, Ford conveyed stories from the highlights of his career: Star …

Imgur CEO Talks New Funding, Reddit Imgur CEO Talks New Funding, Reddit

Imgur announced this morning that it has raised $40 million in a series A round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. General partner, Lars Dalgaard will take a Board of Directors seat with the company. Reddit, which gives Imgur more …

Wil Wheaton Has Advice for Kids Being Bullied

Were you ever picked on for being a nerd or have a child who is being picked at school for being nerdy? If so, Wil Wheaton has some advice, and who better to listen to than Wesley Crusher from Star …

Report Looks At Social Post-Click Engagement Report Looks At Social Post-Click Engagement

Shareaholic has a new report out called “Social Referrals That Matter,” which looks at the average visit duration, pages per visit, and bounce rates for visitors to its network of sites from the top 8 social media platforms. The report …