Mozilla Leads Push For FCC To Reinstate Net Neutrality

Tech companies led by Mozilla are urging the FCC to swiftly reinstate net neutrality rules stripped away under the Trump administration. In a letter to FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Friday, ADT, Dropbox, Eventbrite, Reddit, Vimeo and Wikimedia joined Mozilla, the maker of the Firefox web browser, in calling net neutrality “critical for preserving the internet as a free and open medium that promotes innovation and spurs economic growth.”

Reddit, The Talk Of The Internet, Raises $250M

The start-up, which was at the center of a recent stock market frenzy, was valued at $6 billion in the new funding round.

FTC Opens Privacy Study Into Internet Platforms

The Federal Trade Commission on Monday voted to issue orders to nine major internet platforms requiring information about how they handle data for a new study. The orders, which do not implicate any legal wrongdoing, were sent to Amazon, ByteDance (the parent company of TikTok), Discord, Facebook, Reddit, Snap, Twitter, WhatsApp and Youtube. The agency is requesting information about how the platforms collect, use, track or estimate personal and demographic information.

Trump Suspended From Twitch, Reddit

Both Twitch and Reddit have made moves against the president’s political content, citing violations of terms of service. Twitch confirmed today that it has temporarily suspended the president’s account. “Hateful conduct is not allowed on Twitch,” a spokesperson for the streaming giant said.

Tegna Verify And WUSA Launching Coronavirus Project

Tegna’s Verify team along with a medical professional has scheduled a live AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit today at 6 p.m. ET, in the r/Coronavirus subreddit, which has more than 2 million followers. This is the first time it is integrating an AMA with one of its broadcast programs. The Q and A, WUSA […]

Reddit Teams With Tagboard To Enable Content Sharing On TV

Tegna, NFL Network Now Share Reddit Content

The agreement will let Tegna’s stations source Reddit’s hyperlocal content for their news broadcasts and digital properties.

Best, Worst Ways For Journos To Use Reddit

If your local news team is just using Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, it is missing out on a platform that often produces unique story ideas: Reddit. As of 2017, Reddit had 330 million average monthly users — which Social Media Today says puts it on par with Twitter. But Reddit is not your typical digital platform.

Reddit Tops $100 Million Ad Mark

Reddit, the news and info sharing site that is wildly popular among Millennials, may finally be making inroads on Madison Avenue. New estimates released today by the digital statsmasters at eMarketer forecast Reddit will top the $100 million mark in advertising sales this year.

Reddit And The Quest To Detoxify The Internet

The trolls are winning. How do we fix life online without limiting free speech?

Washington Post On Reddit Surprises Users

They are struck by the paper’s non-promotional, ultra helpful presence. The not-so-revolutionary secret to the Post brand’s gradual acceptance by Reddit is its consistent transparency, including responding to unflattering accusations about the “Amazon Washington Post” and its ownership.

Washington Post Gets its Own Reddit Page

The Washington Post and Advance Local are the first to get profile pages to post stories, ask me anythings and all the memes they want.

Reddit Launches Video Division For Originals

The social news service today announced the launch of its own video division to create original content. One of its first projects will be turning the brand’s Ask Me Anything interviews into video, the company says.

TNT’s ‘Leverage’ Gets $14 Million In Funding

The social news service today announced the launch of its own video division to create original content. One of its first projects will be turning the brand’s Ask Me Anything interviews into video, the company says.