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Reddit’s Gaymer Community Wins Trademark Fight

After a months-long legal fight involving a site owner, one reddit community, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the term “gaymer” is no longer trademarked. The reddit community r/gaymers has won their fight against a “gaymer” trademark, held by gaymer.org operator Chris Vizzini. Back in August, 2012, Vizzini sent a cease and desist letter to reddit’s r/gaymers requesting that the subreddit …

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Hyperloop Immediately Gains Support On Reddit

On Monday evening, Elon Musk revealed his proposal for the Hyperloop to the world. The transportation system would turn a five hour car ride from Los Angeles to San Francisco into a 30 minute ride in a tube. Despite being the one who drafted the proposal, Musk is skeptical on a number of fronts. That’s why some Redditors are charging …

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Guy Kicks Cat on Vine, Infuriates the Internet

“Look at this goddamn cat on my porch. Get the f*ck off my porch,” said Walter Easley moments before kicking a kitten off his porch and into his yard. He then posted a video of the incident on Vine. After the video drew the attention of 4chan and reddit, Easley found himself at the center of an internet justice mob. …

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Six Myths reddit Would Like to Clear Up

Although only 6% of American adults use reddit, teen users and international appeal has helped turn the site into one of the most powerful forces on the internet – both in terms of influence and as a content distribution device. Last month, reddit boasted over 67 million unique visitors who viewed nearly 4.7 billion pages. There’s no denying that it’s …

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Imgur App For iPhone And iPad Finally Launched

Imgur announced today that it has launched its long-awaited iOS app, following the launch of its first mobile app for Android in June. The iOS app was reportedly being held up by Apple for a bit, but it’s here now. The app gives users the full-featured experience they’d expect, with uploading, sharing and commenting. “Our community drives our priorities here …

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Reddit CEO Talks About Site Being ‘In The Red’

On Wednesday, reddit announced some changes to its list of default subreddits. These are the ones the site shows on its front page to new and logged out users, and those who haven’t bothered to personalize their own homepages. As part of the change, reddit decided to eliminate popular subreddits r/atheism and r/politics from the list because they were deemed …

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Reddit Gets New Default Subreddits, Boots r/atheism & r/politics

Reddit has just announced that they are changing up the default subreddits – the ones you see on the front page when you’re logged out or if you’ve never taken the time to customize your own list. It’s been nearly two years since reddit has made significant changes to the default subreddits, so it’s a pretty big deal. The changes …

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Reddit Demonstrates Power Of Social Media, Sends Pizza To Children’s Hospital

For the uninitiated, Reddit may seem like a collection of video gaming porn freaks who like cat images, and while that’s certainly a component of the site, it doesn’t begin to encompass the entire Reddit population, a group that is referred to as “Redditors.” There have been multiple documentations of the power of the Reddit collective in relation to Internet …

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Golden Corral Can Thank Reddit for This Bad PR Buffet [UPDATED]

Today’s going to be a long day for the public relations team for the Golden Corral restaurant chain. Thanks to some front page prominence on Monday morning’s reddit news cycle, the company is going to have to deal with some pretty disgusting sanitation issues depicted in a few YouTube videos and a series of images posted to the site. Posted …

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Six Percent Of American Adults Use Reddit, Shows Study

Reddit is huge. Need proof? How about a recent Pew study that said 6 percent of all online American adults use the site. The study, which was published today by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, is the first from Pew to specifically look into Reddit. The results of the study won’t exactly surprise you if you …

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Lawrence Lessig Discusses Political Reform At Reddit

If you are a fan of either enjoying or creating YouTube mashups with content developed by another artist to your heart’s fair-use content, Lawrence Lessig is a person you should really be aware of. Lessig is, perhaps, the most credentialed and articulate individuals regarding the freedom of expression, especially the kind expression the Internet allows. Aside from being a professor …

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Restore The Fourth Is Your July Fourth Protest Against The NSA

Does the NSA violate the Fourth Amendment with its data collection programs? A secret FISA court doesn’t think so, but plenty of Internet companies and civil rights organizations do. That’s why they’re planning a nationwide protest on the biggest four of the year. A collection of Internet companies – like Reddit, Mozilla and Worpress – alongside a number of civil …

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