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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Reddit’

Ashley Madison Hack Might Be a Hoax?

The Ashley Madison hack has put the fear into some people who believed that the company’s “have an affair” offer was safe from prying eyes. When hackers claimed they had collected info on thousands of Ashley Madison subscribers, people scrambled to think up excuses, cover their tails, and figure out how to combat the impending fights with spouses. Hackers released …

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Ashley Madison Victims Are Discussing How To Handle Fallout

Ashley Madison users are nervous. When the famous infidelity website — with the motto “Life Is Short. Have An Affair” — was reportedly hacked. Thousands upon thousands of people had a very bad day. Questions were racing around the Internet, this time as anonymously as possible. What if my spouse finds out I had an Ashley Madison account, even if …

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Note to Fan with Dementia Goes Viral [Pic]

Arnold Schwarzenegger is bringing smiles to faces all around. The Original Terminator was tagged in a recent Reddit post by a fan, who was then shocked and elated that his idol not only answered him back, but sent along a hand-written note for the man’s father. “Terminator 2 was the first movie I saw with my dad in a movie …

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Popular Social Media Sites Lean On Email For User Engagement

Remember the days when it wasn’t uncommon to read an article speculating about whether or not social media would kill email? In fact, if you count the increasingly popular business communication tool Slack, it’s still a subject that comes up. These days, however, it seems like largely social-oriented services are utilizing email more than ever. A couple weeks ago, stories …

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

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. We’ve always encouraged freedom of expression by having a mostly hands-off approach to content shared on our site. Volunteer moderators …

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Caroll Spinney: Big Bird Shares Heartbreaking Story During Reddit AMA

Caroll Spinney, a man who’s played a big part of many kids’ lives, recently shared one of the most heartbreaking stories you’ll read on the internet. For the last 46 years, Spinney has made Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch come alive on Sesame Street. He sat down this week for a reddit AMA, in which a users asked him …

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Anna Faris and Peter Quill Get Love from Chris Pratt on Reddit

Anna Faris and husband Chris Prat are a darling couple in Hollywood right now. While Anan Faris is enjoying her own run of success alongside Allison Janney in the sitcom Mom, it is her husband who is blowing up on the big screen lately with Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World. Chris Pratt and Anna Faris may work so …

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Reddit Tries Out An Email Newsletter

Reddit just announced the launch of its first ever email newsletter. It’s called Upvoted Weekly, borrowing the name of its recently launched Upvoted podcast. It’s opt-in (double opt-in, actually) and promises subscribers the “very best of reddit’s content curated, packaged, and delivered to your inbox once a week.” “It’s free and we’ll never spam you,” says the subscription form. “We …

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Add Value To Your Content With Reddit Embeds

Reddit is now letting people embed its comment threads on their websites. They’ve been doing this for a couple of months with a limited number of people while the feature was in beta, but now anyone can embed comment threads from any public subreddit. To use the feature, just go to a comment’s permalink page, click on the “embed” link …

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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 subreddits to continue to post the nude images, despite the protestations of many of the celebrities involved. Reddit eventually shut …

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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), Snowden is giving some pretty thorough answers to users’ questions. Here are some of the best: TheJackal8: Mr. Snowden, if …

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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 on community-nominated charities and split the ten percent of ad revenue with ten lucky charities. Well, now’s the time. Reddit …

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