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Reddit Wants No Part of the Next Fappening

Reddit Wants No Part of the Next Fappening

By Josh Wolford February 24, 2015

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 …

Leelah Alcorn's Reddit Posts Tell a Haunting Story

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 Will Host a Reddit AMA Elon Musk Will Host a Reddit AMA

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 For Community Reddit Introduces Reddit Notes For 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 …

Man Rats Out Pregnant Girl Texting Secret Lover

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 Exec. Chairman Alexis Ohanian Returns to Reddit as Exec. Chairman

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 Facebook Referrals Still Looking Good

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. …

Gillian Anderson Begs to Be a Ghostbuster

Gillian Anderson is a nerd-boy fave. Most of those nerd-boys are now grown up, even if they are still living at home. But when Anderson dropped in to do a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), the fan base turned out …

Imgur Aims For Better GIFs With Project GIFV Imgur Aims For Better GIFs With Project GIFV

Imgur, one of the biggest image sharing sites on the Internet (in no small part thanks to reddit), announced a new format for looping GIF videos – GIFV. The company says it is reimagining the looping GIF video thanks to …

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 …