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By Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
In late January, a handful of unlikely Wall Street stocks began skyrocketing in value, which has led to big market volatility. The spike was driven by an unconventional group of traders who had banded together on a buying spree, determined…
By Paul Solman, Lee Koromvokis
An online comment forum that is one of the internet's most popular websites has banned a pro-Donald Trump forum as part of a crackdown on hate speech.
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
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
By Joshua Barajas
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.
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.
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…
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