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Reddit Talk exists because everything in 2021 needs to be Clubhouse

Reddit Talk exists because everything in 2021 needs to be Clubhouse

Facebook is testing one, Twitter has one, Telegram (kinda) has one, and even LinkedIn is working on one — every social media network that takes itself seriously has a Clubhouse clone these days. The hot audio-only discussion/conferencing platform has inspired many competitors to come up with their own alternatives, and now the latest to join the party is Reddit.

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You can disable Reddit's maddening 'Open in app' popup once and for all

You can disable Reddit's maddening 'Open in app' popup once and for all

Reddit's mobile website is pretty well made, fast, and responsive — if it wasn't for the pesky "See this post in ... Reddit App" popup that slides up from the bottom every time you open a Reddit link someone sent you. But it turns out there's a way to get rid of it, and it was hidden right under our noses the whole time.

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Samsung will livestream the Galaxy S21 Unpacked event on TikTok, Twitch, and Reddit

Samsung will livestream the Galaxy S21 Unpacked event on TikTok, Twitch, and Reddit

If you're planning on tuning in to Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event, where the S21 is expected to be formally revealed, you'll have three new venues to enjoy it from. Samsung tells us it's going to be livestreaming to Twitch, TikTok, and Reddit as well, giving you three new ways to watch.

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Reddit acquires short-form video platform Dubsmash

Reddit acquires short-form video platform Dubsmash

Bite-sized videos have become increasingly popular over the last couple of years and the popularity of TikTok has only seemed to convince more platforms to jump on the bandwagon. The latest platform to make such a move is Reddit, which has acquired short-form video platform Dubsmash for an undisclosed amount.

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Reddit accidentally banned hundreds of accounts connected to IFTTT

Reddit accidentally banned hundreds of accounts connected to IFTTT

IFTTT is a convenient service that connects devices, services, websites, and more, setting up routines that tell them if that happens, then do this. It's a great way to automate almost anything you can think of — including Reddit. One of the most popular use cases is having IFTTT email you when certain keywords are posted. But over the last 24 hours, many users with accounts connected to IFTTT received a shock: Reddit permanently banned them for no good reason.

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Reddit gets its app to 50 million Play Store downloads, mostly by making the mobile web experience miserable

Reddit gets its app to 50 million Play Store downloads, mostly by making the mobile web experience miserable

Anyone who's tried to browse Reddit on their phone's web browser will be familiar with the constant popups prompting users to download the mobile app instead. Well, it looks like making their mobile site virtually unusable has paid off for the site, as its official Android app has just passed 50 million downloads on the Play Store.

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Google will answer developers' burning questions about Android 11 on July 9

Google will answer developers' burning questions about Android 11 on July 9

Android 11 isn't a boring update, especially when it comes to under-the-hood changes. Scoped Storage for limiting access to internal files will be enforced, a new 'Block Store' API will make logins easier, and apps will get to use bubble notifications for the first time. If you have any burning questions about the update that you would like the Android team to answer, here's your chance.

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Reddit adds new Anonymous Browsing mode to mobile app

Reddit adds new Anonymous Browsing mode to mobile app

The internet is unfathomably massive, and sometimes you end up in weird places. And... maybe you don't want all those places connected to your online persona. No problem, as long as you're a Redditor. The official Reddit app has a new anonymous browsing mode that's more anonymous than the one it had previously.

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Sync for Reddit gets full material theme makeover in beta

Sync for Reddit gets full material theme makeover in beta

There are plenty of Reddit clients in the Play Store, but Sync for Reddit is one of the most popular. The free version has more than a million downloads, and the paid version has over 100,000. The app has looked the same for several years, and it was starting to fall behind the times. Now, a complete material redesign has started rolling out in beta. You probably want to get on this.

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