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Reddit Revamps Search Functionality, Includes Comment Search

Reddit has announced that it is overhauling its search system, adding the ability to search for comments. According to a new report from The Verge, Reddit has made several improvements to the search functionality on its platform, including the global rollout of comment search. "At Reddit, one thing we think about every day is how we...

Reddit User Creates Nintendo Switch-Inspired Apple Watch Charging Dock

A Reddit user has created a cute, yet accurate Apple Watch charging dock with a design inspired by the Nintendo Switch. First seen by Creative Bloq, Reddit user u/SPACE-DRAGON772 shared a short video of the charger in action. The user 3D printed the original concept and shared it on the r/3Dprinting subreddit. The dock features...

Twitter Expanding Downvote Feature Testing Worldwide

Twitter has announced its plans to expand the testing of its downvote feature worldwide. Users across the world may begin to start seeing the option to downvote a tweet. Via the Twitter Support account, it was revealed that the social media platform would soon see new users be able to access the tested feature. The...

Reddit Announces Plans to Go Public

Reddit wants to go public, and has filed its IPO prospectus with the SEC. Reddit announced the IPO filing Wednesday and had previously said it was contemplating going public. The company said its hands were tied in releasing any additional info, noting, "We are in a quiet period, and for regulatory reasons, we cannot say...

Reddit iOS App Getting TikTok-Like Video Feed

According to TechCrunch, Reddit has quietly added a TikTok-like video feed to its iOS app. Tapping on a new button located directly to the right of the Search bar in the app will now bring up a stream of videos in a TikTok-like interface. Users can upvote or downvote, comment on, gift an award to, or...

Reddit Officially Launches in Canada with Dedicated Sales, Support Teams

Reddit has today announced it is finally opening its doors in Canada by officially launching in the market with dedicated management, sales, community, and engineering teams, and ambitious plans for growth.  "Canada is the natural next place for Reddit to establish a new, on-the-ground presence,” notes Reddit, adding that it is home to the company's...

Reddit App has Been Copying Clipboards, Promises to Release Fix

The iOS Reddit app has been the latest to have been caught copying users' clipboards. Following the beta test of iOS 14, users have begun being notified when a third-party app has been copying clipboard information. Typically, notifications have appeared after each keystroke, this has been evident when using the Reddit app as well. After...

Mozilla, Twitter, and Other Tech Companies Ask US Legislators to Prohibit Warrantless Collection of Browsing Data

A group of seven internet companies are vowing to stand up for the privacy of its users this week when the United States House of Representatives considers the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020. According to a new report from CNET, Mozilla, Engine, Reddit, Reform Government Surveillance, Twitter, i2Coalition, and Patreon have asked four US legislators...

Reddit Users on iOS Can Now Share Content to Snapchat

As noted by TechCrunch, a new integration in the Reddit iOS app allows users to share their favourite content, including text, link, and image-based posts from the platform’s “Safe for Work” communities, directly to Snapchat. According to Reddit, the move will hopefully encourage younger users to use its service more frequently. A study by Pew Research...

Halifax Developer of Apollo Reddit App to Donate July 20th Proceeds to SPCA

Halifax developer, Christian Selig, is the developer behind the popular iOS Reddit app, Apollo. Tomorrow is Selig’s birthday and he again plans to donate his proceeds from Apollo on July 20, 2019, towards the Nova Scotia SPCA, he informs iPhone in Canada. Last year, Selig launched a campaign on Reddit to raise money for his...