Reddit waits until it’s too late to ban violence-glorifying subreddits

Another day, another internet giant belatedly deciding to apply its own policies in the face of a tragedy. 
Following the tragic Christchurch terrorist attack in New Zealand that left 49 people dead and scores more injured, and the subsequent sharing online of a livestream from the killer, Reddit has banned two subreddits that it now says glorified or celebrated violence. 
SEE ALSO: Police urge people to stop sharing that Christchurch shooter video online
The first, r/watchpeopledie, was pretty much exactly what it sounds like — a place where people shared and commented on grisly videos of real deaths. The second, r/gore, was less specific…

Reddit waits until it’s too late to ban violence-glorifying subreddits

The official Android Beta community moves from Google+ to Reddit

Every Google+ community is looking for a new home, and that’s the case for the Android Beta group, which was previously hosted on Google+ with over 163000 members. The moderators are now packing up their things, taking the paintings off the walls, labelling all boxes, renting a big truck, and inviting all their friends to help them move to Reddit with the lure of free pizza*. (*free pizza is fictional.)
The community’s new home will be r/android_beta. Read MoreThe official Android Beta community moves from Google+ to Reddit was written by the awesome team at Android Police. …

The official Android Beta community moves from Google+ to Reddit

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