Reddit

Reddit
Reddit

The Creator of the Largest Gamergate Subreddit Rage Quits, Says it’s ‘Infested With Racism and Sexism’

The forum was set to private for about an hour on Thursday night while its founder published an essay on its rampant misogyny and racism.
Samantha Cole
5 days ago
Gaming
Gaming

The 'Civilization V' Players Trying to Perfect Democracy

Playing a video game by democracy is beautiful, frustrating, and all too real
Matthew Gault
7.11.18
Video Games
Video Games

Game Developers Dump 'Redshell' Tracking Program After Privacy Backlash

Developers of games like Total War and Civilization are apologizing and removing the software from their games.
Ian Birnbaum
6.18.18
battlefield
battlefield

The Battlefield Subreddit Has Banned Complaining About 'Historical Accuracy'

“We're done, its over. New rule: No more bitching about historical accuracy, it's a game, not a history book. Violations will have consequences.”
Matthew Gault
6.15.18
Memes
Memes

Researchers Studied 160 Million Memes and Found Most of Them Come From Two Websites

A study of hundreds of millions of images from Reddit, 4chan, Gab, and Twitter reveals how memes spread.
Samantha Cole
6.12.18
see me rollin
see me rollin

This Robotic, Spider-Legged Chair Looks Like It Crawled Out of a Supervillain’s Workshop

Mark Ellis’ slightly-unsettling creation, the ‘Playa Crawler’ is making the rounds on DIY and maker subreddits.
Samantha Cole
5.24.18
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

This Guy Heated Bath Water With Bitcoin Mining and It Worked Too Well

"Lee" used cryptocurrency mining ASICs to heat his bath, which turned the temperature up to 122 Fahrenheit.
Jordan Pearson
5.17.18
audio illusions
audio illusions

This Computer-Generated Voice Saying Either ‘Laurel’ or ‘Yanny’ Is Tearing the Internet Apart

It’s the audio version of “The Dress.”
Kaleigh Rogers
5.15.18
Obituaries
Obituaries

Adam Parfrey's Feral House Was the Forerunner to Reddit and 4chan

Parfrey is dead at 61.
Matthew Gault
5.11.18
earons
earons

Internet Sleuths Are Harassing the Family of the Golden State Killer Suspect

Joseph James DeAngelo was arrested in connection to the 1978 murders of Brian and Katie Maggiore. Now, his family's information is being posted online.
Sarah Emerson
4.26.18
DIY
DIY

r/DiWHY Is Where Ill-Fated DIY Projects Go For Their Moment in the Sun

A community showcasing projects that should have never been conceived of or that turned out horribly wrong.
Wajeeh Maaz
4.11.18
opioid epidemic
opioid epidemic

Facebook Needs to Do More to Stop the Online Opioid Market, Says FDA Chief

Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, called on social media sites and internet service providers to crack down on the online drug trade.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.5.18