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Who’s on Reddit?

The social news site is overwhelmingly young and male, according to a new survey.

On Sep 12, 2011 by Kevin Morris

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Just like the movies

A Tumblr blog celebrates life as it’s lived on the silver screen, however implausible.

On Sep 1, 2011 by Jordan Valinsky

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Interior ideas are ripe topics for Tumblr

A fresh coat of paint and a few new fabrics never hurt anyone’s sense of well-being. This Tumblr can help you put a splash of pizazz in your living quarters.

On Aug 29, 2011 by Jordan Valinsky

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Wordcloud: How we talked about the quake

An earthquake on the East Coast set Twitter into a frenzy of reaction. We aimed the Daily Dot’s wordcloud camera at the mayhem and captured this picture of your reactions to the event.

On Aug 23, 2011 by Grant Robertson

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Twitter primary: Where the GOP hopefuls stand

The 2012 Republican presidential field as seen through Twitter.

On Aug 2, 2011 by Grant Robertson

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The subreddit-sphere (a visualization)

The top 500 subreddits by subscriber count are shown in this Daily Dot infographic.

On Jul 20, 2011 by Grant Robertson

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4chan word cloud is shocking, scientific

Taking 5,576,095 random posts from the unmoderated, anonymous free-for-all known simply as “/b/” — one of several forums which comprise the imageboard 4chan — Andres Monroy-Hernandez and his research associates at MIT created a word picture to illustrate what posters to /b/ talk about the most. 

On Jul 20, 2011 by Sadie Harrison

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A day in the life of a link on Reddit

Answering the question, “How many clicks does it take to get to the frontpage of Reddit” is much like that old Tootsie Pop commercial. One? Two? The answer is, it’s just not that simple. 

On Jul 18, 2011 by Grant Robertson

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20 million bloggers and counting

After four short years, Tumblr has more bloggers than WordPress.com, its closest competitor.

On Jun 17, 2011 by Grant Robertson

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Meet the Carrie Bradshaw of Tumblr

18-year-old Yana fashionista is the microblogging site’s most reblogged user.

On Jun 15, 2011 by Grant Robertson

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Four-wheeled objects of desire

Like horsepower — fast, raw, roaring-in-your-face horsepower? Car blogs like Jalopnik and Autoblog have too many words. Tumblr’s auto aficionados go straight for the pictures.

On Jun 14, 2011 by Grant Robertson

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The Hunters and the Gabberers make Reddit an amazing universe

Although Reddit may not have the reach or publicity of Twitter or Facebook, the Reddit community’s uncanny ability to surface interesting content on the web is nearly unparalleled. Thousands upon thousands of users share and discuss anything from the serious to the sarcastic on Reddit every single day, trading in a currency of Karma points.

On May 31, 2011 by Grant Robertson

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Explain Tumblr to me? (In three great examples)

Tumblr — call it a blogging service, or a micro-blogging service, or just plain neat-o — makes sharing text, video, pictures and your own commentary super easy. Think of Tumblr as somewhere between Facebook, Twitter and a traditional blog. 

On May 24, 2011 by Grant Robertson

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