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Mila Kunis’ Revealing Reddit AMA

Mila Kunis, like so many stars before her, took to Reddit’s AMA (Ask Me Anything) social outlet to let her fans in on what’s going on in her life. We love AMA. We can’t get enough. It’s a personal conversation with the people you admire, and not filtered through media. Mila Kunis was accomodating and amazingly revealing about her life, …

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Reddit Has Never Received a National Security Letter

Reddit has just released its first ever transparency report, detailing governmental requests for user information, content removal requests, and more. What’s striking about reddit’s first report is the low volume of requests – only 55 total user info requests and 218 content removal requests in all of 2014. According to reddit, it complied with 58 percent and 31 percent of …

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Leelah Alcorn: Her Reddit Posts Tell a Haunting Story of Christian Anti-Gay Therapy

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 message that would publish after her death. “If you are reading this, it means that I have committed suicide and …

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Elon Musk to Host Reddit AMA with Focus on Ocean Rocket Landing

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, or presumably anything else about which you’re curious (and there should be a lot), then you should head over to …

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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 for 2014: 71.25 billion pageviews Over 8 thousand active communities 54.9 million posts and submissions 535 million comments comprised of …

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Reddit Introduces Reddit Notes To Give Back To 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 distributing it to the community. In the months that have passed, they’ve been trying to figure out how best to …

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Cheating Note: Man Rats Out Pregnant Girl Texting Secret Lover at Football Game

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 hubby a note. The man, who calls himself “Lye” posted to his Facebook account later that day about the incident. …

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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 from nearly 200 million unique visitors. But Huffman’s not too happy with the Front Page or the efforts reddit has …

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Alexis Ohanian Returns to Reddit as Executive Chairman, Yishan Wong Resigns as CEO

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 his contributions over the last few years, including growing reddit from 35M to 174M, and we have a team in …

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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 the news in a blog post, saying, “We are grateful for his contributions over the last few years, including growing …

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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 is a new place to turn the best designs and products by the community into reality. redditmade gives you the …

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Facebook Referrals Still Looking Good, Not A Lot Of Good News For Other Social Networks

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 found that Facebook is driving four times as much traffic to sites as Pinterest, which is in second place. In …

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