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Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012, Reveals Top Image Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012, Reveals Top Image

Image-hosting powerhouse Imgur has just unveiled their year-end statistics, including the top 12 images of 2012. Why 12? Well, Imgur started this wrap-up in 2010 with the year’s top 10 images. Last year it was the top 11 images of …

Reddit Sees 37 Billion Pageviews in 2012 Reddit Sees 37 Billion Pageviews in 2012

I think it’s safe to say that 2012 was a landmark year for reddit. Of course, the user-generated content community has been growing exponentially for a few years, but 2012 saw the site become a true cultural powerhouse. There’s the …

Snoop Gave the Best Answer in Reddit AMA History Yesterday Snoop Gave the Best Answer in Reddit AMA History Yesterday
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If you weren’t on reddit at any point yesterday, you missed a truly great AMA featuring Snoop Dogg Lion. Although his responses were mostly brief, Snoop took a lot of time to answer dozens upon dozens of questions on everything …

TIL How Reddit Was Born [VIDEO] TIL How Reddit Was Born [VIDEO]

Before reddit was serving up billions of pageviews and hosting the President of the United States for Q&A sessions, it was just a simple link aggregator being artificially pumped up by its creators. Well, it’s still just a link aggregator, …

Redskins Take to Reddit as First NFL Team to Schedule Series of AMAs Redskins Take to Reddit as First NFL Team to Schedule Series of AMAs

Reddit AMAs: They’re so hot right now. Everybody’s doing them – Al Gore, the President, Congressmen. Once reserved for brave internet denizens, the reddit Q&A sessions have gone mainstream. Gasp. Figures from the sports world have participated in AMAs before, …

Rep. Darrell Issa Seeks Input On New Bill From Reddit Rep. Darrell Issa Seeks Input On New Bill From Reddit

Rep. Darell Issa has been one of the few guys in government that Internet freedom fighters actually like. He’s been very outspoken in regards to SOPA, and co-sponsored its alternative – the OPEN Act. He now has a new bill …

Rep. Zoe Lofgren Wants Reddit’s Help In Crafting New Bill Rep. Zoe Lofgren Wants Reddit’s Help In Crafting New Bill

Reddit is something of an unstoppable force on the Internet. The site has attracted the attention of those big and small, and even the President dropped by for an AMA. It’s an incredibly influential site, and one lawmaker wants to …

Al Gore Just Finished an AMA; Here’s the Best of It Al Gore Just Finished an AMA; Here’s the Best of It

Reddit, who previously snagged the President of the United States for one of its Ask Me Anything (AMA) sessions, has just capped off another interesting Q&A. This time, the guest was former Vice President Al Gore. As would be expected, …

A Lot More People Are Using Reddit, And It Needs More Money A Lot More People Are Using Reddit, And It Needs More Money
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Reddit announced in a blog post today that it reached 3.8 billion pageviews and 46 million unique visitors in October. The site continues to see tremendous growth. In August, it was at 3.4 billion pageviews and 42.9 million unique visitors. …

Apple No Longer Hiding Samsung Statement On Its UK Site Apple No Longer Hiding Samsung Statement On Its UK Site
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Apple’s Samsung statement has been the subject of repeated court rulings and Internet mockery. Its the latter that may have changed Apple’s statement once again. CNET is reporting that users on Reddit and Hacker News both pointed out that Apple …

Imgur Launches Major Update, Looks To Rely Less On Sites Like Reddit Imgur Launches Major Update, Looks To Rely Less On Sites Like Reddit
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Imgur has unveiled its biggest update to date, seeking to make Imgur more of a destination site and less of just a place where people upload photos to share elsewhere (though this shouldn’t be a problem either). “The upgrade means …

Reddit Down for Some Users, Blames “Network-Related Issue” Reddit Down for Some Users, Blames “Network-Related Issue”

UPDATE: It appears that a problem with Amazon Web Services EC2 in Northern Virginia. You can check out AWS’ Service Health Dashboard here. Those of you looking to browse reddit right now may be out of luck. That’s because the …

Reddit Challenges Policymakers on the Open Internet, Creating Jobs Reddit Challenges Policymakers on the Open Internet, Creating Jobs
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This year’s internet blackout and the fights against SOPA and PIPA show that the community of the internet, as diverse and weird as it can be, does have a common intrest in keeping the web open for everyone. Reddit, the …

Teacher Accused of Posting Suggestive Photos of Minors on Reddit’s “Creepshots” Subreddit Teacher Accused of Posting Suggestive Photos of Minors on Reddit’s “Creepshots” Subreddit
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On a site that relies on user-submitted content, there’s bound to be some areas that the general public finds distasteful, perverted, or even criminal. When that site is reddit (which generated 3.4 billion pageviews last month), it’s a mathematical certainty. …

Reddit Launches Bus Tour to “Promote the Open Internet” Reddit Launches Bus Tour to “Promote the Open Internet”
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Emboldened by the part it played in combating the SOPA legislation earlier this year with an “internet blackout,” Reddit has officially announced that it is taking to the road with a bus tour in support of the open internet. In …

Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August
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If you need any more proof that reddit is not to be disregarded (and really, why would you), they’re happy to provide you cold, hard stats. The coldest and hardest of stats – pageview stats. Let’s not beat around the …

Obama Held Sway Over 30% of Reddit During AMA Obama Held Sway Over 30% of Reddit During AMA
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When users logged on and saw the words “I am Barack Obama, President of the United States – AMA” at the top of the front page, they knew that it was an historic occasion for the site. Reddit has been …

Here’s President Obama’s Reddit AMA, Just in Case You Missed It Here’s President Obama’s Reddit AMA, Just in Case You Missed It

Yesterday, around 4pm ET, reddit started to act a little funny. The front page seemed slow to load, individual pages were bringing back the “over capacity” error message. Something was up. And then, out of nowhere, a link shot to …

President Obama Taking Your Questions On Reddit At 4:30 President Obama Taking Your Questions On Reddit At 4:30
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President Obama has proven to be a fairly tech savvy guy during his four years in office. He’s taken to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and more. One place I never expected to see the President was on Reddit. You can imagine …

Galaxy S III Gets An Amazing Dragon Case That You Can’t Have Galaxy S III Gets An Amazing Dragon Case That You Can’t Have
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The Galaxy S III by Samsung is one of the hottest phones to come out this year. It beat the iPhone 5 to market and will put up some stiff competition this holiday season. Too bad the phones sold in …

Reddit Just Got More Charitable Thanks To These New Fundraising Options Reddit Just Got More Charitable Thanks To These New Fundraising Options

Reddit announced a pair of new tools for reddit-related fundraising today. One of the tools has already seen a bit of action, and the other is totally new. “For a while now, we’ve been trying to help encourage some additional …