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Lamar Smith Responds To Critics, Reddit Lamar Smith Responds To Critics, Reddit

Unless you reside in the state he represents — Texas — probably the only reason you’ve heard the name of Lamar Smith in the past month or so is because of SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act that’s responsible for …

Ocean Marketing Adds Extortion List Of Things They’re Bad At Ocean Marketing Adds Extortion List Of Things They’re Bad At
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The Ocean Marketing debacle took an interesting turn this morning when N-Control’s new head of PR, Moises Chiullan, revealed to Reddit that Paul Christoforo, the man at the heart of the PR nightmare that spread across the internet on Tuesday, …

Another SOPA Casualty: Imgur To Leave GoDaddy Another SOPA Casualty: Imgur To Leave GoDaddy
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Yesterday, we discussed the mass exodus domain registrar GoDaddy has been dealing with due to their SOPA support, something GoDaddy backed off of, but only after the damage had been done. While Wikipedia represents perhaps the most famous of the …

SOPA Petition Demonstrates The Idiotic Bluntness Of Bill SOPA Petition Demonstrates The Idiotic Bluntness Of Bill
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When all else fails, I guess it doesn’t hurt to try to appeal to our basic human absurdity meters – that little radar engrained in (most) everyone’s mind that when tripped, helps them realize that something is simply too ridiculous …

Reddit Experiencing Sporadic Downtime, Productivity Expected To Soar Reddit Experiencing Sporadic Downtime, Productivity Expected To Soar

Reddit, everyone’s favorite social news site, is currently down for “emergency maintenance“. With Reddit being down many are faced to do actual work, or forced to go to class… oh the humanity. Below are some of the funnier “Reddit is …

Is Google X All About Highly Intelligent Robots? Is Google X All About Highly Intelligent Robots?
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UPDATE: The thread still exists as do the comments, but the original post has been removed. The post was up for less than two hours. It also appears to be unable to be found via search on reddit. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: …

UC Davis Pepper Spraying Cop Is The Internet’s New Favorite Meme UC Davis Pepper Spraying Cop Is The Internet’s New Favorite Meme
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The events that took place on the UC Davis campus a few days ago are pretty hard to watch. But that doesn’t mean that people haven’t taken a good, hard look at the incident. People have drawn parallels to historical …

SOPA Petition Gains Steam, Some Are Less Than Enthusiastic About Its Prospects SOPA Petition Gains Steam, Some Are Less Than Enthusiastic About Its Prospects
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We’ve recently told you about the backlash coming from all angles concerning the Stop Online Piracy Act (PROTECT-IP/E-PARASITE Act), a bill currently being debated in the halls of Congress that many feel would create the “Great Firewall of America.” The …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Participates In Epic Reddit AMA Neil deGrasse Tyson Participates In Epic Reddit AMA

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an author, radio host, TV host, planetarium director and of course, everyone’s favorite current big thinker on life and the universe. The astrophysicist, who is an associate at the American Museum of Natural History, makes regular …

11/11/11 Takes Over The Internet 11/11/11 Takes Over The Internet
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As you’ve probably been told by countless Facebook friends and people you follow on Twitter, today is a once-in-a-century kind of day. And I know what your thinking – it’s the release date for Skyrim. No, no young gamers. I’m …

Rick Perry’s Debate Performance Finds Ridicule On The Internet Rick Perry’s Debate Performance Finds Ridicule On The Internet
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Last night, the Republican primary candidates gathered for one of many debates taking place this election season – this time for the CNBC network. And by all accounts, it wasn’t a great night for Texas Governor Rick Perry. While discussing …

Teaching The English Language With Rage (Comics) Teaching The English Language With Rage (Comics)

Spawned from the depths of 4chan, perfected on the pages of reddit, and now coming to a classroom near you? If you’re unfamiliar with rage comics, think of them as cartoons using an ever-growing set of internet memes. Various faces …

Reddit Going For Guinness World Record With Secret Santa Game Reddit Going For Guinness World Record With Secret Santa Game

This year, reddit is looking to set an official Guinness World Record by hosting the biggest online game of Secret Santa ever. Last year’s Secret Santa had over 17,000 participants from over 90 different countries, which was a record itself. …

Scott Olsen, Marine Vet Injured During #OccupyOakland, Finds Support Online Scott Olsen, Marine Vet Injured During #OccupyOakland, Finds Support Online
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Unless your head has been buried deeply in the sand, you are aware of the #Occupy movements going on all over the world. The movement, responsible for the “we are the 99%” mantra, began in New York with #OccupyWallStreet and …

Rome Sweet Rome, A Story From A Reddit Thread, To Become Feature Film Rome Sweet Rome, A Story From A Reddit Thread, To Become Feature Film
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Who said internet comment threads are a waste of time? Apparently, if you’re creative enough, your musings can become the basis for a major motion picture. Warner Bros. has purchased the rights to “Rome Sweet Rome,” a story about U.S. …

Reddit Shuts Down Controversial /r/jailbait Subreddit Reddit Shuts Down Controversial /r/jailbait Subreddit
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If you aren’t familiar with Reddit, let me attempt to explain it to you in the simplest of terms: Reddit is an online community built around the aggregation of all things internet. This includes news, photos, user-generated content and more, …

No iPhone 5: The Internet Reacts To The New iPhone 4S No iPhone 5: The Internet Reacts To The New iPhone 4S

It’s safe to say that Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” event failed to please a large majority of Apple users, as the internet has been buzzing for the last 24 hours about the iPhone 4S announcement – mainly that it’s not …

Reddit Helped Make Imgur Into a Big Deal Reddit Helped Make Imgur Into a Big Deal

By now, you’ve heard about Facebook having the largest photo library on the web, or at least, you’ve seen the graphic, but have you heard how powerful and viable Reddit has made the Imgur.com image hosting site? If not, you …

Does Social Media Still Suck At Driving Traffic? Does Social Media Still Suck At Driving Traffic?
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About a month ago, a study came out discussing thle top drivers of traffic in relation to Internet traffic. While sites/companies like Google and Yahoo were about where you would expect, social media sites like Twitter and Facebook were lacking. …

Reddit Becomes Independent of Condé Nast Reddit Becomes Independent of Condé Nast

Condé Nast has spun out Reddit as an independent company, though its parent company still owns it all. On the Reddit blog, Erik Martin writes, “This change is all about setting up reddit so that it can better handle future …

Tubmlr and Reddit See Explosive Growth Tubmlr and Reddit See Explosive Growth

There are nearly 28 million blogs on Tubmblr, and that’s up from just 7 million a year ago, according to Pingdom. The firm is sharing some new stats about the popular blogging/social media service. Tumblr is also approaching 10 billion …