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Imgur CEO Talks New Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit

On Monday, image sharing service Imgur finally released its first mobile app, launching on Android first. It turns out it’s not that they just wanted to start with Android, however. They’ve run into some issues with Apple, but the iOS app should arrive in the coming weeks. This is all coming significantly later than we expected. Last year, we were …

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Imgur Finally Launches Mobile App, Starts With Android

Last year, Imgur told us we could expect mobile apps in the fall, but that never happend. They did, however, launch a major site redesign, which appeared to set Imgur apart a bit from reddit with which it has become so closely associated. The redesign showed that Imgur was truly interested in catering to its own community, regardless of whether …

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This Reddit Story About Macklemore Will Probably Make You Cry

An 8th grade teacher from Ontario recently posted a thread on Reddit that’s getting some attention, because, as a gay man who has just come out, he was shocked–in a good way–at what some of his students did. Here’s what he wrote, and try not to sob like a baby at the end. “I teach Grade 8 (13-14 years old) …

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Arrested Development’s Mark Cherry ‘Get Away’ Song Gets Ringtone Treatment On SoundCloud

Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz did a reddit AMA on Monday in which he talked about many topics related to the show, including the next chapter and never-nudes. One question, which got 1,096 points, was: “I want to download/buy the song “Getaway” by Mark Cherry to use it as a ringtone, how can I have it?” “We are really working …

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Wendy’s Photo: Employee In Trouble Over Frosty Incident

A photo of a Wendy’s employee has gone viral thanks to Reddit, and now he’s been fired. The picture shows the employee guzzling soft-serve ice cream directly from the Frosty machine, and after several Redditors commented negatively about his shenanigans, the company issued a statement saying they weren’t taking it lightly. “The photo isn’t funny to us. We don’t know …

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Reddit Launches Multireddits Beta, Wants You to Make Your Own Front Page

Reddit is taking a small “evolutionary step” today, with the launch of multireddits in beta. Of course, reddit users know that you’ve been able to construct multireddits (pages of multiple subreddits) for years. That involves chaining together a bunch of subreddits in a custom URL, for instance “reddit.com/r/atheism+space+mildlyinteresting+cats” and so on. With the launch of multireddits, reddit wants to make …

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Samuel L. Jackson Does “Breaking Bad” Monologue

Samuel L. Jackson, our favorite badass and dry-humor enthusiast, has recorded himself reading a famous monologue from “Breaking Bad” in order to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. The “Pulp Fiction” actor read some lines made infamous by Bryan Cranston on the enormously popular AMC show and posted it online, where it’s quickly going viral. In honor of raising $155,000 for …

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Ex-Zynga Employee Reveals All In Reddit AMA

As you’re probably aware of by now, Zynga laid off 520 employees this week. As part of that downsizing, a number of studios, including OMGPOP, were shut down. Now one ex-Zynga employee has taken to Reddit to answer any and all questions about the company. The former employee – going by the handle “former_zyngite” – says that he was in …

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Travolta Wedding Crash: Actor’s Escapades Make Their Way To Reddit

John Travolta is a stand up guy, even when he crashes weddings. Over the weekend, a Reddit user shared pictures of Travolta meeting up with his friends by pure accident in a Georgia bar. There he learned that the couple was getting married the next day. Surprisingly, the star showed up the next day to partake in the festivities. Here’s …

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Cheerios Ad Featuring Interracial Couple Brings Out the Internet Racists

It’s 2013 and we’re still dealing with “outrage” over the depiction of an interracial couple in a Cheerios ad. Cheerios’ new ad, titled “Just Checking” uses the often-cited claim that the cereal is heart healthy. In the ad, a girl asks her mother if what her dad said is true. Are cheerios actually good for your heart? Her mother confirms …

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Samuel L. Jackson Asks Reddit to Construct a 300-Word Monologue for Him to Read

Ultimate bad muthaphukka Samuel L. Jackson is looking to raise awareness (and cash, of course) for the Alzheimer’s society. And he’s doing it in a pretty amazing way. Posted to reddit’s r/movies subreddit Wednesday, Jackson has made an offer reddit cannot refuse. Think up a 300-word or less monologue, post it in the comments, and whichever one gets the most …

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10-Year-Old Put in Cage Wanted to be With Dog, Says Stepfather

Earlier this week, Reddit user Manofmail posted a photo he took while driving on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The image, though blurry, depicts a young girl inside a cage with a dog in the bed of a pickup truck. While posting about the incident on Reddit, Manofmail also called police multiple times to report the dangerous situation and provide photos. According …

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