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  1. extremely online
    YouTube and Reddit Put Their Foot Down, Ban Far-Right ContentYouTube took down six accounts, while Reddit banned over 2,000 subreddits.
  2. pivot
    The Sorry State of Diversity on Tech BoardsKara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss Alexis Ohanian’s resignation from Reddit’s board and the lack of diversity on Silicon Valley boards.
  3. extremely online
    Students Think College Board Is Running a Reddit Sting to Catch AP Test CheatersConspiracy theories swirl as high-schoolers struggle with taking exams at home for the first time in history.
  4. rabbit holes
    Is The OA Fake-Canceled or Am I Just Losing My Mind?We dive into the Reddit threads where superfans are laying out evidence that The OA’s cancellation is just part of the show’s meta-narrative.
  5. conspiracy theories
    Unpacking Reddit’s Wildest Theory About UsIf the fingerless glove fits …
  6. god save the teen
    A Rare Happy Ending Story Involving Reddit and Anti-VaxxersEthan Lindenberger decided to defy his anti-vaxxer parents and get inoculated at 18. Reddit helped him do it.
  7. meet the neets
    When ‘Going Outside Is Prison’: The World of American HikikomoriThe infamous shut-in syndrome, first identified in Japan, may be catching on in the U.S.
  8. the matrix
    15 Irrefutable Reasons Why We Might Be Living in a SimulationWeird news. Quarks with computer code. Missing aliens. The evidence discussed on a few sub-Reddits might actually be plausible.
  9. more fake news i guess
    How to Spot a Fake Beauty ReviewIf it seems too good to be true, it probably is.
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    Reddit Bans Major QAnon Hive, r/GreatAwakeningWhere will the conspiracy theorists head now?
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    Gamergate Reddit Forum Founder Tries to Shut Down Monster of His Own CreationReddit’s Kotaku in Action was temporarily taken offline on Thursday night.
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    A Reddit Forum Devoted to Thanos Is About to Ban Half of Its MembersIt’s about balance or something.
  13. avengers infinity war
    Good News, That Character You Were Worried About Survived Infinity WarAt a recent appearance, co-director Joe Russo revealed that one fan-favorite did indeed survive.
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    Posts Indicate Suspect in Toronto Attack Was Radicalized on 4chanAlek Minassian seems to have spent a lot of time on 4chan.
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    ‘I Fundamentally Believe That My Time at Reddit Made the World a Worse Place’A conversation with former Reddit product head Dan McComas on the problems with Reddit, Twitter, and the rest of the web.
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    Q&A With Ellen Pao on Reddit, Facebook, and the Future of the InternetEllen Pao, former Reddit CEO, discusses Reddit’s focus on growth, Facebook’s homogeneity, and whether anything can be changed.
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    An Apology for the Internet — From the Architects Who Built ItEven those who designed our digital world are aghast at what they created. A breakdown of what went wrong.
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    Tinder Helped Me Say NoTinder made it okay to be mad when people overstep my boundaries.
  19. kids in restaurants
    Great Reddit Thread Reveals What Kids Draw at Restaurants That Give Them Crayons“Waiters and waitresses of restaurants that offer crayons to children, what’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen a child draw?”
  20. rants
    Redditors Have a Totally Fascinating Hatred of This Microwave DrawerWho knew people had such strong feelings toward a state-of-the-art appliance?
  21. great ideas
    Would NYC Transit Be Better If Subway Stops Were Actually Subway Sandwich Shops?It probably wouldn’t be worse.
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    Reddit and Twitter Ban AI-Generated Porn ‘Deepfakes’These videos use computer algorithms to seamlessly edit celebrity faces into porn.
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    Talking Basement-Dwellers With Reddit’s New Favorite Philosopher12 Rules for Life author Jordan Peterson is a sudden celebrity as a tough-love self-help guru.
  24. Norm Macdonald Might Get to Host His Own Talk Show for NetflixNorm Macdonald fielded questions from fans today in a Reddit AMA assisted by The Washington Post, and he dropped some pretty big news for fans […]
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    Mike Cernovich’s Reddit Ask Me Anything Went About As Well As You’d ExpectUnhinged “citizen journalist” Mike Cernovich decided he wanted to get viciously roasted online, and Reddit was happy to make it happen.
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    The Great Bitcoin Freak-out Is Generating Some Great Freak-outsThoughts and prayers.
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    This Video-Game Company Now Has the Most-Hated Comment in Reddit HistoryPlayers are mad they have to play a game for a long time to get a reward.
  28. mras
    Reddit Just Banned This Controversial Forum for Hating WomenPick-up artists beware.
  29. Are Eleven and the Demogorgon in Stranger Things Connected?Watch this convincing fan theory and decide for yourself.
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    Reddit Cracks Down on Violent Content, Removing Nazi GroupsGlorifying or inciting violence is now prohibited in most cases.
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    The 20 Most Terrifying Stories on the InternetYou probably shouldn’t read these before bed.
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    Today’s Internet Optical Illusion Is This Nausea-Inducing FloorLook very closely at that dip in the floor.
  33. “Pour Yourself a Scotch and Pull Yourself Together” and Other Answers from […]John Cleese fielded a bunch of questions from fans today in a Reddit AMA to promote his upcoming Monty Python Q&A tour, and unsurprisingly, […]
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    Matching Your Socks to the Subway Floor Makes for a Good Optical IllusionWhat’s a floor? What’s a sock? What is the meaning of life?
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    4chan Isn’t Dealing So Well With Steve Bannon’s White House ResignationRedditors, too.
  36. fake beauty news
    Lululemon Totes Are Spreading Questionable Sunscreen FactsFake news.
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    Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Goes on Kimmel, Airs Random User’s CommentsAnother classic Jimmy Kimmel prank!
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    Did CNN ‘Blackmail’ a Redditor Over His Trump Wrestling GIF?There isn’t really a middle ground between sober and objective news organization and righteous internet vigilante gang.
  39. parenthood
    Reddit’s Co-founder on Prepping for a Baby With Serena WilliamsAlexis Ohanian talks to the Cut about preparing for the birth of his child with Serena Williams.
  40. wtf
    Woman Claims She Bought an Avocado With a Bullet Inside ItThe fruit’s finding more inventive ways to destroy young people.
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    Imzy, the Nice Reddit, Follows the Alt-Right Reddit, Voat, to the GraveImzy was founded two years ago by an ex-Reddit employee as a friendlier alternative.
  42. politics
    New Hampshire Lawmaker Who Founded Misogynistic ‘Red Pill’ Reddit Forum ResignsRepresentative Robert Fisher resigned just after a House committee voted not to punish him for his misogynistic online comments.
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    Is Donald Trump Getting His News From Reddit?He probably didn’t find that old Rosie O’Donnell tweet on his own.
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    Reddit ‘Red Pill’ Founder ‘Never Hated Women’A Republican lawmaker from New Hampshire comes under fire after it was discovered he founded a notoriously anti-woman subreddit.
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    Did You Know Owls Had Freakishly Long Legs?Well? Did you?
  46. Alt-Right Redditors Have Tanked Amy Schumer’s Netflix Ratings for ‘The […]Amy Schumer’s new Netflix standup special The Leather Special debuted on the streaming network last week, and if you were to believe a lot of […]
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    Kellyanne Conway’s Weird Oval Office Sofa Picture Gets a Reddit MakeoverConway reimagined as Lieutenant Kellyanne from Forrest Gump might be the best one.
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    ‘Things You Did on Ambien’ Is Peak RedditSleeping pills combined with internet access, what could possibly be better?
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    Dude Vows to Eat Picture of Jason Segel’s Face Daily Until Segel Eats One of HisToday marks day one.
  50. advice
    These Are the Craziest Relationships Stories on RedditJust in time for Valentine’s Day.
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