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Applebee’s Waitress Fired Over Receipt On Reddit Applebee’s Waitress Fired Over Receipt On Reddit
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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 …

Bill Gates Wants You to Bing It On. Seriously. Bill Gates Wants You to Bing It On. Seriously.
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Bill Gates has just finished up his first-ever reddit AMA, answering users’ questions for just under one hour. Among the topics of discussion included Microsoft, coding, his wealth, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, vaccines, and yes, Bing. Replying to …

Rep. Zoe Lofgren Publishes Revised Aaron’s Law After Receiving Input From Reddit Rep. Zoe Lofgren Publishes Revised Aaron’s Law After Receiving Input From Reddit

After the suicide of Aaron Swartz in early January, Rep. Zoe Lofgren got to work on an amendment to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to prevent another tragedy like Swartz’ from happening again. That original amendment was submitted to …

Obese Guy That Made Impassioned YouTube Plea Is Down 300+ lbs Obese Guy That Made Impassioned YouTube Plea Is Down 300+ lbs

About 11 months ago, a severely obese 23-year-old named Robert Gibbs made an impassioned plea for help on his YouTube channel. “I’m making this video because I don’t know what else to do. I’ve tried losing weight on my own, …

StumbleUpon Subreddit Is Banned, But It Doesn’t Have To Be StumbleUpon Subreddit Is Banned, But It Doesn’t Have To Be

Apparently there’s not a lot of interest in StumbleUpon community on reddit, but perhaps that’s because the Stumbleupon subreddit, at /r/stumblupon has been banned. It’s nothing new. The subreddit has actually been banned for quite some time, and if anyone …

Reddit Releases AMA Stats, and Actors Dominate Reddit Releases AMA Stats, and Actors Dominate

Reddit has a big 2012. Really big. Like, 37 billion pageviews big. The site has made its way from simply a popular site among the internet community to mega-popular site among the internet community that also gets talked about on …

EFF Joins r/Gaymers’ Fight Against Trademark Holder EFF Joins r/Gaymers’ Fight Against Trademark Holder
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One reddit community, with the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is taking on a trademark holder who they say was wrongfully granted a trademark registration for a term that belongs in the public domain. Gaymer is a broad term …

Aaron Swartz’ Loved Ones: Suicide Product Of Justice System Aaron Swartz’ Loved Ones: Suicide Product Of Justice System
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As you may know, Aaron Swartz, who developed RSS 1.0 and founded Infogami, which merged with reddit in the popular social news site’s early days, was found dead after hanging himself at 26 years old. Swartz had been in some …

Aaron Swartz Found Dead After Committing Suicide Aaron Swartz Found Dead After Committing Suicide
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Aaron Swartz, who is credited with developing RSS 1.0, and founding Infogami, which merged with Reddit in the popular site’s early days, was found dead in a Brooklyn apartment. According to various reports, police say he committed suicide by hanging. …

Nicolas Cage Turns 49, Reddit Celebrates Their OneTrueGod Nicolas Cage Turns 49, Reddit Celebrates Their OneTrueGod
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If you spend a little while on reddit (or browse AllReddits), you’re bound to come across a strange subreddit or two. Some of them are awful, just awful. They know who they are. Some are wonderful (I just landed on …

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 …