Aaron Swartz, an Internet savant who at a young age shaped the on-line era by co-developing RSS and Reddit and later became a digital activist, has committed suicide.
Wikipedia, Google, Reddit and other popular websites converted their homepages into virtual protest banners early Wednesday as part of an effort to stop Internet piracy legislation that is being considered by the U.S. Congress.
Reddit user SelfProdigy has declared Dec. 29 Dump GoDaddy Day, following the domain registrar’s short-lived public support for the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)
Reddit, one of the world’s largest social network, has reached a new milestone: 1 billion monthly pageviews. That’s up 300% from a year ago and a 20% increase from just last month.
According to analytics service Statcounter, Stumbleupon has surpassed Facebook to become the number one website for generating social media traffic in the U.S, accounting for 43.34% of the market as January 2011 commenced.