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Reddit Black Out On 01/18 To Protest PIPA / SOPA Reddit Black Out On 01/18 To Protest PIPA / SOPA
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Reddit announced that it will be blacking out its site for 12 hours on 01-18 from 8AM – 8PM EST. The Reddit Team says in a blog post: Instead of the normal glorious, user-curated chaos of reddit, we will be …

Reddit Co-Founder To Testify At Upcoming SOPA Hearing Reddit Co-Founder To Testify At Upcoming SOPA Hearing
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Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, has been asked to speak at the upcoming hearing concerning SOPA and PIPA, everybody’s favorite Internet acronyms; for the moment, anyway. Apparently, the U.S. House Oversight & Government Reform Committee wants to hear from the …

Paul Ryan Officially Opposes SOPA, Reddit Takes Some Credit Paul Ryan Officially Opposes SOPA, Reddit Takes Some Credit

Chairman of the House Budget Committee and much-talked-about young member of the Republican party Paul Ryan has officially come out against the Stop Online Piracy Act. This afternoon, he released this statement on his site: The internet is one of …

Under Armor’s Unfortunate Cam Newton T-Shirt Under Armor’s Unfortunate Cam Newton T-Shirt

Internet memes, even the bad/mean/disgusting ones often die hard, if at all. As an example, just mention “2 Girls, 1 Cup” to anyone that’s been on the Internet longer than five years, and watch their face melt into a mix …

Reddit Topped Two Billion Pageviews In December Reddit Topped Two Billion Pageviews In December
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Reddit had one hell of a December. In fact, they had a December that was more than twice as good as last December. Reddit’s Erik Martin just told the Daily Dot that the social aggregation site topped two billion pageviews …

Reddit Ensures Rick Santorum’s Google Rankings Remain Reddit Ensures Rick Santorum’s Google Rankings Remain
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By now, you’ve probably heard about Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum and his dealings with Google. The issue had to with a particularly unsavory definition that was applied to the candiate’s last name when an Internet search was conducted, something …

Reddit Responds To Lamar Smith Reddit Responds To Lamar Smith
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Earlier this week, Representative Lamar Smith, one of they key sponsors of the oft-discussed SOPA legislation, issued something of a challenge to Reddit users, calling them a vocal minority who’s fears concerning SOPA were unfounded. Smith also challenged the Reddit …

SOPA Ignores Simple Truths Concerning Piracy SOPA Ignores Simple Truths Concerning Piracy
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It’s true that SOPA has been denounced by many industry giants that make their living in on the Internet. Normally, when such rejections are voiced, the wording of SOPA is normally attacked, along with the potential threat to the structural …

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. …