All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Reddit’

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Calls Up Larry Page To Talk CISPA

Pro-privacy proponents and Internet activists are obviously concerned about CISPA. The bill would allow corporations to share private user data with the government while enjoying complete legal immunity. What’s more concerning, however, is that major Internet companies that deal in private data aren’t saying anything about CISPA. To find out what these companies think, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian attempted to …

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Facebook Engineer Talks Android App, Dislike Button, and More in Reddit AMA

Reddit AMAs are fascinating in general, but when a Facebook product engineer submits to the free-form Q&A session, it’s right up our alley. Facebook product engineer Bob Baldwin, who has worked on products like Groups, Events, Photos, and more, took some time to answer some questions yesterday. In that time, he discussed a wide range of Facebook-related topics including Android, …

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to Host Reddit AMA Next Week [UPDATED]

According to reddit’s AMA schedule, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg will be hosting one of reddit’s popular Q&A sessions next week. Sandberg will begin to take questions at 2:30 pm, EST on April 10th. Presumably, one of the main focuses of the AMA session will be her new book Lean In, which was published last month. But knowing reddit AMAs, Sandberg …

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Is A ‘Just Looking’ Fee A Smart Business Decision?

Brick and mortar stores face a lot of challenges in competing with the Internet. We’re living in an age where you can get just about anything you want from somewhere on the web, and even better you can easily browse multiple sellers, and find the best price. It’s been a great thing for consumers, but not for all businesses. To …

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Store Charges $5 Browsing Fee to Combat Showrooming

In order to combat showrooming, one Brisbane, Australia store is taking to some rather extreme measures. The store is now charging people a $5 “just looking” fee in the hopes of deterring them from using the store as a physical showroom, and then running off to buy the same products online. If the customer ends up buying something, the $5 …

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Reddit’s First Original Web Series Involves Explaining Complex Topics to Five-Year-Olds

Reddit, known for its uncanny ability to drudge up content from the depths of the internet and make it trend, is trying its hand at a little bit of original programming in the way of a new series based on a popular subreddit. The series, Explain Like I’m Five, is based upon the subreddit of the same name which sees …

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In-N-Out Cook Reddit AMA Reveals What An In-N-Out Bacon Burger Could Look Like

A reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) with a cook from an In-N-Out Burger has been getting some attention outside of reddit. The cook of four years talked bacon burgers, and the burger chain’s lack of them with curious redditors. One person asked, “What’s the one thing you don’t serve that you wish you did?” The cook, going by the handle …

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Chocolate Bar Resume: Guy Gets Creative For Job

If you look around the web on any given day, you’ll probably find several instances of people being creative. Everyone wants to do something that hasn’t been done before; as an artist, I can attest that it isn’t always easy to achieve. But one way to get the creativity flowing is to direct it someplace it usually isn’t found…like a …

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SNL’s Djesus Uncrossed Sketch Prophesied by Reddit

ICYMI, Saturday Night Live aired a nice little sketch over the weekend called “Djesus Uncrossed,” which featured host Christoph Waltz taking on the role of revengeful Jesus Christ and going on a killing rampage to right the many wrongs done to him. That means plenty of dead romans, a really dead Judas, and more. Christoph Waltz, Jesus, Tarantino-like violence. What’s …

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You Can Now Buy Reddit Gold with Bitcoin, Credit Cards

Starting today, you can purchase reddit gol in two new ways: Bitcoin and Credit Card. Previously, reddit users who wanted to upgrade could only used PayPal or Google Wallet. “We’re using Coinbase as our bitcoin payment processor and Stripe for credit cards. Right now we’re only accepting credit card payments from the US and Canada, but bitcoin payments can be …

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No, Bill Gates Won’t Give You $5,000 to Share a Photo (Facebook Hoax)

There’s a new viral share hoax going around Facebook involving a photo of Bill Gates. “Hey Facebook, As some of you may know, I’m Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. I always deliver, I mean, I brought your Windows XP, right?” says a sign in the hands of the Microsoft founder. The photo …

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Applebee’s Waitress Fired Over Receipt On Reddit

The Applebee’s waitress who posted a customer’s check on Reddit because of a note explaining why there was no tip has been fired, and the company has posted a lengthy explanation of the story and their decision on Facebook. The waitress, identified as Chelsea, says she thought it was funny when she found the guest check on the table with …

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