The Oscar-nominated ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ has gotten glowing reviews from critics. But online, the reviews for the film look very different.
By Elizabeth Flock
So far in 2016, 49 mass shootings in the United States have left 73 people dead and 178 wounded, according to data collected from a Reddit thread that chronicles gun violence through crowdsourcing news reports.
By Laura Santhanam, Megan Crigger
The self-described "front page of the Internet" may have a smaller user base than Facebook and Twitter, but for most Reddit users, the site's curated message boards are a go-to source for news, according to a new study released Thursday.
By Joshua Barajas
Recognizing that the “like” button isn’t appropriate for all occasions from deaths to various tragic stories, Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that the company is building a “dislike” button for the site.
By Joshua Barajas
Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street,” did a Reddit AMA session Friday, where he fielded questions about his decades-long career with the PBS children’s television show.
By Anna Sillers
Ellen Pao may have lost a Silicon Valley gender discrimination suit on all four accounts, but she isn’t backing down on a mission to increase gender equality in the tech world.
By Victoria Fleischer
For Aaron Swartz, the teen tech prodigy who became a leader in the fight against regulation and privatization of information on the internet, social activism wasn't a choice, but a calling. Filmmaker Brian Knappenberger characterizes Swartz's mission this way: “If…
By PBS NewsHour
More and more websites are including online commenting as a feature for their visitors. But sometimes the comment boards become venues for rudeness and insults. These comments can influence how a reader perceives the story. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with web…
Beginning midnight Wednesday, some major Internet companies could go dark for 24 hours as part of an online protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA. Ray Suarez discusses the planned blackout with Ben Huh, the CEO of a…
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