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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Reddit’

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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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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