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It seems like Dell has accidentally revealed its next-gen flagship notebook. The upcoming XPS 15 9570, which is the 2018 version, has leaked on Dell's official website for a matter of minutes, before removing the page, but a user on Reddit (camelCase47) managed to see a few key
Every few days, Essential team members start discussion an AMA ("Ask Me Anything") session on Reddit. The most recent AMA featured Dave Evans (VP of Design), Linda Jiang (Head of Industrial Design), and William Leggett (Director of Product Design), who have revealed more
Reddit has expanded its policy against violent and extremist content, leading to the removal of more subreddits. The site has already removed a number of communities deemed to be functioning in problematic ways. Now it's expanding its policy against violent content.
We've reported on a few occasions that Lenovo is working on a retro ThinkPad laptop to celebrate 25 years of ThinkPad lineup, which is one of the longest running laptop lineups in the world. Thanks to a Reddit user by the name of Liskni_si, we might have an image of the
OnePlus 5 got off to a rocky start after it was accused of cheating in benchmarks. There were a few other problems with it, and users have already received a software update that fixed some of the issues. OnePlus hosted an AMA on Reddit answering all its fans' questions.
Reddit is reportedly looking for additional funding and a $1.7 billion valuation, according to Bloomberg. The latest round of funding is set to include around $150 million. Reddit last raised money in 2014, receiving $50 million in a round led by Y Combinator's Sam Altman.
Reddit has been making some changes recently that are turning it more into a social platform and the latest is the addition of location tagging. Users will have the option of adding their location to posts, a function that is currently powered by Foursquare.
Reddit's updated user profile setup can now be enabled by any user. The feature is still in beta and it lets people basically receive their own subreddit-like community that exclusively features their own links and text. You can adjust your content's visibility.
In a move that has already upset many users, Reddit is limiting the customization options that subreddit moderators have. Over the "coming months," the site will stop supporting custom CSS on subreddits. Those in charge of communities on the platform have long controlled design.
Requests for Reddit user data from law enforcement have tripled in the past two years, according to the site's 2016 Transparency Report. That report details how many times Reddit has been contacted by the US or foreign governments demanding private info.
Reddit is moving in the direction of functioning a little more like a social network. It has begun testing user profiles that come with a new design, a banner image, a list of recent posts, and a display of the subreddits someone has been actively posting in.
Reddit has adjusted its front page for non-users to make the site more inviting. Instead of being presented with r/all, visitors are going to see r/popular, which pulls in content from a larger array of sources. Subreddits filtered out of r/all and NSFW content are absent.
Nintendo promised to share more details early in 2017, on January 12, but the company has no plans to launch the console then. Instead, Nintendo confirmed that the Switch is scheduled to hit the shelves sometimes in March and according to new information, we might know when.
Reddit's algorithm has received an update that'll continue fighting illegitimate voting while more accurately displaying a post's upvotes. KeyserSosa, an admin, says this change will boost the public-facing score on a lot of content. Reddit's rule system has been streamlined.
Reddit executives don't seem too fond of the pro-Trump subreddit, /r/the_donald. CEO Steve Huffman recently admitted to editing comments on the subreddit that were critical of him and now Reddit has unveiled a plan to further combat some of the behavior on that section.
Comments on Reddit are usually left as-is or deleted, but it turns out there's another option if a post upsets CEO Steve Huffman. Posting under his official "spez" username, Huffman admitted last night to anonymously editing comments that talked about him in a negative way.
Reddit has turned down Atlantic Records' demand for a user's IP following that user's posting of a pirated music link. The link was to a single from Twenty One Pilots that appeared on Dropfile prior to its release. Atlantic received a subpoena for the info.
Google has refused to comply with a request from Warner Bros. to remove a subreddit entirely from its search results. A DMCA notice was sent to the search engine last week after a link to a pirated copy of Interstellar appeared in the /r/BestOfStreamingVideo subreddit.
Viral content on Reddit that could be helpful for brands is soon going to be sponsorable. Reddit says it'll begin letting advertisers pay to promote user posts around the site with the original creator's permission. If your post is sponsored, you'll receive Reddit Gold.
Reddit and Imgur have been closely linked for years, but the days of their connection may be ending. Now that Reddit has introduced its own native image uploading tool, people no longer need to turn to Imgur. When posting a thread, you can include an image or GIF.