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Alex Moss / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Federal court ruling affirmed the right to share copyrighted material for criticism and helped EFF protect a Reddit commenter's anonymity   —  A fight over unmasking an anonymous Reddit commenter has turned into a significant win for online speech and fair use.
May 22, 2019, 10:15 AMIn context
Washingtonian:
A parent's first-hand account about how content found on Reddit, 4chan, and YouTube helped their 13-year-old become infatuated with the alt-right   —  A Washington family's nightmare year.  —  When my son Sam,* who was then 14, asked me to take him to the Mother of All Rallies on the Mall in September 2017 …
May 7, 2019, 9:00 AMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
Lattice, a cloud-based HR platform focused on performance reviews and used at startups like Reddit, Slack, Coinbase, raises $15M Series B led by Shasta Ventures   —  Sam Altman's little brother Jack is an entrepreneur, too.  —  Jack Altman, whose resume includes a stint as vice president …
Apr 26, 2019, 3:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Reddit says it is rolling out Events, used to schedule posts related to an event like a TV show, and Collections, used to curate posts, to all subreddits   —  After testing them with “Game of Thrones” fans and a few dozen other Subreddits for the past couple of months, Reddit is now launching …
Apr 23, 2019, 5:50 PMIn context
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
With the release of macOS 10.14.4, the MacBook Air (2018) was updated with a display brightness of up to 400 nits, compared to up to 300 nits previously   —  As noted on Reddit, Apple has updated its tech specs for the 2018 MacBook Air to indicate that the notebook now has a display brightness …
Apr 16, 2019, 7:00 PMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Founder of Change My View subreddit, which has 700K+ subscribers, launches Change A View, a site with paid moderators and some funding from Alphabet's Jigsaw   —  A FEW MONTHS shy of his high school graduation, Kal Turnbull came to a realization: Conversations on the internet are broken.
Apr 7, 2019, 8:00 AMIn context
Robert Peck / Wired:
A moderator for the /r/aww, a cute animal subreddit with 19M subscribers, details his processes for identifying and banning bots, trolls, and propagandists   —  THESE ARE THE rules: Users of /r/aww aren't allowed to post about dogs that are dying, or sick, or just back from the vet.
Mar 24, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Ali Breland / Mother Jones:
Since the Christchurch shooting, Reddit's r/CringeAnarchy and r/The_Donald have hosted anti-Muslim hate speech justifying the attack and violence toward Muslims   —  And the platform doesn't seem to care.  —  Days after the tragic shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand …
Mar 22, 2019, 12:45 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Four European Wikipedia sites are blocking access and directing users to contact their EU representatives on March 21 to protest the copyright directive   —  Sites including Reddit, Twitch, and PornHub are also encouraging users in the EU to contact local politicians
Mar 21, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed News:
Reddit bans r/watchpeopledie and r/gore after users shared links to videos of the Christchurch shooting to the subreddits   —  Reddit banned two contentious but popular groups that regularly featured human injury and death following the widespread sharing of videos of the New Zealand terrorist incident on Friday.
Mar 15, 2019, 8:25 PMIn context

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