Tubefilter: Oxygen To Promote New True Crime Series By Letting Reddit Users Question Famous Jurors

Tubefilter: Oxygen To Promote New True Crime Series By Letting Reddit Users Question Famous Jurors. “NBCUniversal’s Oxygen recently rebranded to focus on true crime content, and one of its new shows in that genre is The Jury Speaks, which features perspectives from people who served on the juries of famous court cases. To promote that show, Oxygen is running a clever promotion online: It will bring some of its featured jurors to Reddit, where they will field questions posed by the website’s IAMA community.”

NDTV: Reddit Is Testing Country-Specific Home Pages That Highlight ‘Geo Popular’ Content

NDTV: Reddit Is Testing Country-Specific Home Pages That Highlight ‘Geo Popular’ Content . “Reddit is exploring a new way to make its front page more relevant to its readers. The social aggregation and discussion website is testing tailored home pages based on a reader’s location in select places, Gadgets 360 spotted on Wednesday. The company has confirmed to us that it is indeed testing ‘geo popular’ home pages.”

The Next Web: Astroturfing Reddit is the future of political campaigning

The Next Web: Astroturfing Reddit is the future of political campaigning. “Earlier this year, Hack PR had a problem. The unorthodox public relations firm had snapped up a new client, a deep-pocketed entrepreneur with political ambitions. Unfortunately, nobody really knew who he was, and the campaign it launched for him failed to convert into any real coverage save for a couple of pieces in the Huffington Post and The Washington Times. They needed another idea. So, in their words, they hustled.”

Bloomberg: Reddit Is Raising Funds Valuing Startup at $1.7 Billion

Bloomberg: Reddit Is Raising Funds Valuing Startup at $1.7 Billion. “Reddit is one of the few relics of the mid-2000s internet that has not only survived but thrived in recent years. Now venture capitalists are giving a major boost to the link-sharing website, with funding that will give the company a valuation of about $1.7 billion, two people familiar with the matter said.”

Hongkiat: Free Open Source Reddit User Analysing Tool

Hongkiat: Free Open Source Reddit User Analysing Tool. “With Reddit User Analyser, you can search any username and get instant results on their comment patterns, their top subreddits, their most commonly used words, and so much more. Initially, you may think this app serves little purpose. But, it’s an excellent resource for studying who’s posting content and which subreddits they do best using.” (At this writing, the link in the article is wrong. I corrected it in a comment left on the article. It might be fixed by the time you read this.)

Washington Post: Amazon, Kickstarter, Reddit and Mozilla are staging a net neutrality online protest

Washington Post: Amazon, Kickstarter, Reddit and Mozilla are staging a net neutrality online protest. “Some of the Internet’s biggest names are banding together for a ‘day of action’ to oppose the Federal Communications Commission, which is working to undo regulations for Internet providers that it passed during the Obama administration.”

The Verge: Reddit continues to reshape itself by adding location tagging

The Verge: Reddit continues to reshape itself by adding location tagging. “Reddit has been quietly transforming into a more mature social network, and today it’s adding another small but critical piece: the ability to add location tags to posts. The feature will launch on mobile and is powered by Foursquare’s directory of locations.”