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Victoria Song / Gizmodo:
Judge rules that a Redditor who is not a US resident can stay anonymous in a copyright case, says First Amendment applies for users of US-based companies   —  What do Reddit, free speech, and the Jehovah's Witness religion have in common?  A lawsuit regarding the right to remain anonymous online.
May 23, 2019, 2:25 PMIn context
Bijan Stephen / The Verge:
Indiegogo CEO and President David Mandelbrot steps down, citing personal reasons, will be replaced by Andy Yang, former Reddit core product lead and 500px CEO   —  Reddit's Andy Yang takes over  —  David Mandelbrot is out as CEO of crowdfunding site Indiegogo, citing “personal reasons” in his farewell LinkedIn post.
May 22, 2019, 7:55 PMIn context
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

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