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Lori Grunin / CNET:
Reddit adds an appeals process for moderators of quarantined subreddits, whose content has been deemed offensive and is available only after users opt-in   —  It's been a few years since Reddit instituted its Quarantine policy, which added an opt-in click to view subreddits deemed offensive.
Sep 28, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed:
Right-wing sites funded by Russia's Internet Research Agency were used to target /r/The_Donald subreddit where the sites' stories were shared thousands of times   —  A handful of articles from websites with connections to Russia's infamous troll factory have been shared thousands of times on /r/The_Donald.
Sep 24, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Christine Lagorio-Chafkin / Inc.com:
Book excerpt: how Reddit co-founders Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian patched their fractured friendship and reclaimed Reddit's helm   —  Reddit's co-founders patched their fractured friendship to save the company that defined them. … Steve Huffman had been seeing a therapist for a few years …
Sep 19, 2018, 2:40 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Reddit says EU's copyright law is “a significant blow to the open Internet”; Wikimedia says it's disappointed by “the missed opportunity to modernize copyright”   —  Google declined to directly criticize the directive  —  Today, the European Partliament voted in favor …
Sep 12, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Reddit bans r/GreatAwakening, the main subreddit for QAnon conspiracy theories, citing rules on inciting violence and harassment   —  Reddit has banned its subreddit devoted to QAnon conspiracy theories, stating that it violated rules against “inciting violence, harassment, and the dissemination of personal information.”
Sep 12, 2018, 4:02 PMIn context
Benjamin Plackett / Engadget:
Ten Reddit moderators talk about the abuse they receive, including death and rape threats, burnout under pressure, and how Reddit fails to tackle the issues   —  This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism.
Sep 3, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Trump tweets video claiming Google didn't promote his State of the Union address on its homepage; Google says it did, confirmed by screenshot posted on Reddit   —  “Google promoted president Obama's State of the Union on its homepage.  When President Trump took office, Google stopped," a video shared by Trump falsely claimed.
Aug 29, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
FireEye: Iran-linked propaganda campaign unearthed on Facebook, Twitter, and Google was mostly about promoting Iranian interests rather than dividing US voters   —  THEY SET UP phony news sites with stories ripped from other sources, backing up their state-sponsored agenda.
Aug 26, 2018, 6:05 AMIn context
Ben Collins / NBC News:
Reddit mods have notified Reddit employees since July 2017 of an Iranian disinformation operation on the site to no response; Reddit now says it's investigating   —  More than a year before the announcement from Facebook and Twitter, a group of moderators on Reddit noticed a peculiar pattern of submissions.
Aug 24, 2018, 9:45 PMIn context
Christopher Slowe / Reddit:
Reddit says a few employees had their work accounts hacked via 2FA SMS intercepts, leading to a few systems being compromised and some user data leaking   —  TL;DR: A hacker broke into a few of Reddit's systems and managed to access some user data, including some current email addresses …
Aug 1, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context

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