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Reddit has banned 944 accounts linked to Russian Internet Research Agency troll farm
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Reddit has banned 944 accounts linked to Russian Internet Research Agency troll farm

While much of the tech media has had their eyeballs glued to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimonies to Congress over the past couple days, another social media giant has been discussing Russian election interference. Yesterday, Reddit CEO Steve Huffman published the team’s annual transparency report. Generally, the focus of this report has been to keep…

Reddit and the Struggle to Detoxify the Internet
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Reddit and the Struggle to Detoxify the Internet

Which Web sites get the most traffic? According to the ranking service Alexa, the top three sites in the United States, as of this writing, are Google, YouTube, and Facebook. (Porn, somewhat hearteningly, doesn’t crack the top ten.) The rankings don’t reflect everything—the dark Web, the nouveau-riche recluses harvesting bitcoin—but, for the most part, people…

Reddit, Tumblr to face Russia questions from Congress, report says
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Reddit, Tumblr to face Russia questions from Congress, report says

Facebook, Twitter, and Google aren't the only companies to face questions from lawmakers about the role their platforms played in spreading disinformation during the presidential election. Reddit and Tumblr are now being dragged into the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation, according to The Washington Post. The news comes just days after The Daily Beast found evidence…