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Steven Musil / CNET:
Reddit lists the 944 accounts suspected of Russian IRA origin that it removed: 662 had zero karma, 13 had “significant” karma, none placed election-related ads   —  News discussion site says in banned 944 accounts suspected of links to Russian propaganda efforts across social media.
Apr 10, 2018, 8:35 PMIn context
Nicholas Diakopoulos / Columbia Journalism Review:
The age of trends is over, as social signals like retweets and likes are too easily manipulated by bots, and journalists must learn to identify bots' influence   —  Bots are everywhere.  A report by The New York Times recently outed about 3.5 million of them on Twitter.
Apr 4, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Reddit begins months-long roll out of its site redesign, with ~1% of users seeing it today, will allow users to switch back to old site layout for now   —  Goodbye, dystopian Craigslist.  There's a new Reddit, and it's all grown up.  —  ON A RAINY day in San Francisco …
Apr 2, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
Amazon Game Studios cancels Breakaway, announced in 2016 as a Twitch-ready fantasy sports game, after putting its development on hiatus in October   —  The Twitch-ready, competitive brawler is no longer in development  —  Amazon's in-house game studio has put an end to development on Breakaway …
Apr 2, 2018, 2:17 PMIn context
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Samsung says it is investigating user reports about Galaxy S9 and S9+ touchscreen responsiveness issues   —  Tonight Samsung has responded to growing reports of Galaxy S9/S9+ phones with touchscreen problems.  Android Police points to a few threads on Reddit and Samsung's own support forums …
Mar 23, 2018, 12:34 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Investigation finds ~70 “creepshot” Tumblr blogs including one with ~11K followers and 53K+ interactions; Tumblr hasn't removed any blogs found in investigation   —  After Reddit famously banned the creepshots sub-reddit, which shared non-consensual, revealing photos of women …
Mar 16, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context
Jordan Pearson / Motherboard:
Reddit has banned cryptocurrency ads since “early 2016”; some cryptocurrency ads from programmatic ad platforms still appear, which are removed when found   —  Google, Facebook, and Reddit have now all banned cryptocurrency and ICO advertising on their platforms.  —  Screengrabs: YouTube, Reddit.
Mar 14, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Ginny Marvin / Marketing Land:
Reddit to launch native promoted posts on iOS on March 19, on Android in coming weeks, and says mobile apps account for 41% of time spent across platforms   —  The company says its iOS and Android apps are now the most popular way for users to access Reddit content on mobile.
Mar 14, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Andrew Marantz / New Yorker:
Inside Reddit as it rolled out the October 2017 policy update that resulted in the ban of numerous subreddits, including ones for Nazis and bestiality   —  The trolls are winning.  How do we fix life online without limiting free speech?  —  Which Web sites get the most traffic?
Mar 12, 2018, 1:23 PMIn context
Paul Ford / Bloomberg:
Bitcoin and ICOs are in 1999-like bubble; they'll crash but will produce the next Google and Facebook and all the great and scary things the internet gave us   —  The true believers won't stop until they've remade the world.  Some of it will be thrilling.  Some of it will keep us up at night.
Mar 9, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context

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