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Reddit announces updates, including a new subreddit, to increase political ad transparency
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Reddit announces updates, including a new subreddit, to increase political ad transparency

Reddit announced an update to its policy for political advertising that will require campaigns to leave comments open on ads for the first 24 hours. The platform also launched a new subreddit, r/RedditPoliticalAds, that will include information about advertisers, targeting, impressions and spending by each campaign. In a post, Reddit said “we will strongly encourage…

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Facebook, Reddit, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube issue joint statement on misinformation
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Facebook, Reddit, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube issue joint statement on misinformation

In an unprecedented move to reassure customers and flag the potential for misinformation about COVID-19 on their platforms, all of the major social media companies and their parent corporations issued a joint statement on their efforts. “We invite other companies to join us as we work to keep our communities healthy and safe,” the statement…

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Reddit CEO: TikTok is ‘fundamentally parasitic’
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Reddit CEO: TikTok is ‘fundamentally parasitic’

TikTok is one of the hottest social media platforms but the CEO of Reddit had some harsh words for the popular app, calling it “fundamentally parasitic” at an event Wednesday. The comments from Reddit CEO and co-founder Steve Huffman were some of the more controversial offered up during a panel discussion with former public policy…

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Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign
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Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign

Reddit has linked account activity involving the leak and amplification of sensitive UK-US trade talks on its platform during the ongoing UK election campaign to a suspected Russian political influence operation. Or, to put it more plainly, the social network suspects that Russian operatives are behind the leak of sensitive trade data — likely with…

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Reddit Co-Founder to Stream Blockchain Game Skyweaver Face-Off
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Reddit Co-Founder to Stream Blockchain Game Skyweaver Face-Off

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian will live stream a face-off match of the latest blockchain collectible card game he’s invested in, SkyWeaver. | Source: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, will be live-streaming a face-off match between himself and the lead developer of the latest collectible card game to hit the blockchain, SkyWeaver. Ohanian, also known as…

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