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As Twitter cracks down on alt-right, aggrieved members flee to ‘Gab’ to #SpeakFreely

Adam Shaw,  As Twitter, Reddit and other social media networks are cracking down on the so-called “alt-right,” some are taking matters into their own hands and migrating away from traditional forms of social media and to new ones that claim to be more welcoming to free speech. Twitter has been particularly strong in cracking down

Reddit’s CEO regrets trolling Trump supporters by secretly editing their posts

Steve Huffman, the chief executive of Reddit, knows he has some explaining to do. Huffman, also a Reddit co-founder, landed in hot water Wednesday after admitting that he used his administrative powers to secretly edit user comments that were critical of him on r/The_Donald – a popular, pro-Trump forum (or “subreddit”). He swapped all mentions

Reddit change sparks concerns about U.S. government spying

Digital privacy advocates and users of Reddit expressed their alarm on Friday over a change in the forum’s transparency report that suggested it may have been asked to give customer data to FBI investigators under a secretive government authority. The annual report lists a variety of requests the site has received for information on users