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Emma Grey Ellis / Wired:
Researchers analyze 6M posts on Reddit to investigate its “manosphere” across various subreddits, finding misogynist rhetoric has increased since 2016   —  AWAY FROM THE main thoroughfares of r/Showerthoughts and r/mildlyinteresting, far from the light of r/aww, there is Reddit's “manosphere.”
Jul 11, 2019, 6:55 AMIn context
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Reddit “quarantines” r/The_Donald, which has 750K+ subs, over threats made against cops and public figures; quarantines show a content warning upon visiting sub   —  Users allegedly threatened law enforcement ordered to find Republican senators in Oregon who went on the lam to duck voting for climate-change bill.
Jun 26, 2019, 2:10 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Airbus partners with Microsoft to sell custom apps for HoloLens to aerospace companies, starting with an app for airline maintenance workers and cabin crews   —  After four years using Microsoft's HoloLens internally, aerospace giant Airbus is partnering with the tech company …
Jun 22, 2019, 11:45 PMIn context
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple has removed all content from its iTunes pages on Facebook and Instagram   —  More evidence has emerged to suggest that Apple is beginning to move away from its iTunes brand after over 18 years of use.  —  As noted on Reddit, Apple has abruptly removed all social media content …
Jun 1, 2019, 5:45 PMIn context
VICE:
A self-described Reddit “karma whore” shares how he learned to make Reddit posts go viral and reflects on his years-long unfulfilling journey to 8M+ karma   —  My years-long journey to the top of Reddit's karma leaderboards has only made me feel more alone.
Jun 1, 2019, 1:10 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
OpenSesame, a marketplace for corporate learning programs, raises $28M Series C led by FTV Capital, bringing its total raised to $47M   —  OpenSesame, a startup that operates a marketplace for corporate learning programs, has raised a $28 million round to fuel growth.
May 29, 2019, 8:40 AMIn context
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

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