Redditors don’t read what they vote on, according to a new study

A new study has found that almost three-quarters of posts to Reddit are voted on by users who haven’t actually clicked through, and many visitors to the site merely scan through headlines.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/01/redditors-don-t-read-what-vote-on-according-to-new-study.html

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Reddit users got unruly graffiti artist banned from all US national parks

Reddit users have helped authorities to identify a vandal who defaced trails and rock formations in several national parks. The culprit, Casey Nocket, was a graffiti artist who glorified her work on her social media accounts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/22/reddit-users-got-unruly-graffiti-artist-banned-from-all-us-national-parks.html

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Apple pulls, then reinstates several Reddit clients from App Store over 'Not Safe for Work' toggle

Article Image Apple briefly removed several popular Reddit clients from the App Store, after it began cracking down on a feature allowing users to toggle whether “not safe for work” content is displayed by default.

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Reddit introduces new official iPhone app, Spark email updates with watchOS 2 support

Article Image Reddit on Thursday introduced a new official iPhone app with bonuses for early adopters, while Readdle updated its Spark email app, adding features like watchOS 2 support.

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In Reddit's 2015 transparency report, a conspicuous absence

The website Reddit released its latest transparency report Thursday, and it reveals an uptick in requests for user information from U.S. and foreign authorities. But what’s also notable in this year’s report is the absence of any language regarding national security requests.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/01/in-reddits-2015-transparency-report-conspicuous-absence.html

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Upvoted Tells the Story Behind Reddit's Best Stories


Reddit earlier this week announced the launch of Upvoted, a new publication featuring original content from a team of staff editors and writers. Reddit has more than 202 million monthly users. Its podcast have been downloaded more than 1.6 million times since January, and its newsletter has hundreds of thousands of subscribers, according to product manager Heath Black. Upvoted will feature 10 to 40 stories a day, based on stories posted by Redditors. Content will be original, not aggregated and repackaged.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82594.html?rss=1

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Reddit updates content policy, bans a 'handful' of groups that exist 'solely to annoy' others

Reddit, the online discussion site known for free-wheeling discussions, is updating its content policy as it tries to be a more welcoming place for everyone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/06/reddit-updates-content-policy-bans-handful-groups-that-exist-solely-to-annoy/

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Reddit's new CEO plans to restrict NSFW content, and ban harmful subreddits

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman announced Thursday that the site is considering new restrictions on what users can post.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/17/reddit-new-ceo-plans-to-restrict-nsfw-content-and-ban-harmful-subreddits/

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Reddit CEO Ellen Pao resigns amid controversy

Reddit, one of the most highly trafficked websites in the world, is replacing its interim chief executive, Ellen Pao, ending an eight-month tenure that was enmeshed in controversy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/10/reddit-ceo-ellen-pao-resigns-amid-controversy/

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Raging Redditors Roar for Pao's Resignation


More than 208,000 people have signed a petition calling on Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao to step down. Many Redditers fear Pao will run Reddit into the ground, the petition claims, noting that alternative sites have sprung up in recent months and received vast amounts of traffic. The immediate cause of the unrest was last week’s dismissal of Victoria Taylor, Reddit’s director of talent, who was responsible for 1,400 of its “Ask me Anything” interviews. Moderators of several hundred subreddits protested by taking their communities private.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82246.html?rss=1

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Angry Reddit users, pitchforks in hand, call for CEO's removal after controversial firing

Reddit users are angrily protesting the site’s leadership, pitchforks in hand, after the firing of its well-liked director of communications.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/06/angry-reddit-users-pitchforks-in-hand-call-for-ceo-removal-after-controversial/

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Reddit says it removed 5 groups for harassment after introducing new policies in May

A month after announcing new guidelines, Reddit removed five groups that it said harassed people.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/11/reddit-says-it-removed-5-groups-for-harassment-after-introducing-new-policies/

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Cold War photo on Reddit connects soldiers’ grandsons in amazing coincidence

Reddit isn’t all cute puppies and AMA’s – sometimes it’s a place for unlikely connections and coincidences.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/10/cold-war-photo-on-reddit-connects-soldiers-grandsons-in-amazing-coincidence/

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Reddit steps up its fight against harassment, users are unimpressed

If you’re a Reddit user or lurker, you’re well aware that the online community driven by user-generated content and comments can sometimes devolve into a cesspool that reflects the worst of human beings injected with the boldness that comes with an “anonymous” username.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/16/reddit-steps-up-its-fight-against-harassment-users-are-unimpressed/

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You can help decide how Reddit gives away 10% of what it made last year

Reddit is feeling generous: After raking in nearly $8.3 million in advertising revenue in 2014, the site has decided to “support the goals and causes of the entire community” by donating 10% of that amount to 10 charities.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/19/can-help-decide-how-reddit-gives-away-10-what-it-made-last-year/

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