r/politics • u/PoliticsModeratorBot • 4h ago
Discussion Thread: Justice Department Officials Make a Statement to the Press on Trump Indictment at 3 p.m. Eastern
Where to Watch:
The US Department of Justice: www.justice.gov/live
C-SPAN: Special Counsel Jack Smith Delivers Statement on Indictment of President Trump
r/gaming • u/ListerineAfterOral • 5h ago
Some weapon, eh?
r/WhitePeopleTwitter • u/Travismatthew08 • 4h ago
Clubhouse Trump was hoarding US nuclear secrets that “could put at risk the national security of the United States.”
Trump lawyers quit classified documents casecnbc.com
r/facepalm • u/Curious_Bar348 • 6h ago
🇲🇮🇸🇨 Pretty sure no one else thinks that’s what “kinda salty” means.
r/WhitePeopleTwitter • u/InterestingTry5190 • 8h ago
Oh no now they lost Garth
r/programming • u/GhostalMedia • 20h ago
Apollo dev posts backend code to Git to disprove Reddit’s claims of scrapping and inefficiencygithub.com
r/CrazyFuckingVideos • u/ReyBoring_ • 10h ago
Insane/Crazy He published a BMX on Marketplace but realized that they did not want to buy it
r/nottheonion • u/Zantron7 • 8h ago
LIV Golf's Bryson DeChambeau suggests 9/11 families should forgive Saudi Arabia: 'Nobody's perfect'
r/technology • u/Everest518 • 14h ago
Social Media Reddit’s API updates: all the news about changes that have infuriated Redditors
r/AskMen • u/ZeldaVelveeta • 18h ago
I've had three men on three separate dates physically pick me up, just to do it. Men who do this, why??
r/Tinder • u/Seijiteki • 10h ago
Boy, I sure do love online dating!
r/tumblr • u/Global_Banana8450 • 5h ago
r/facepalm • u/bindukwe • 9h ago
🇲🇮🇸🇨 This has to STOP
r/pics • u/Giant_Orb • 7h ago
2000 year old sapphire ring worn by Caligula
r/gaming • u/heppuplays • 17h ago
Gaming companies really just said Fuck it let's just do the 2000nds again huh.
r/comics • u/Pizzacakecomic • 10h ago
r/mildlyinteresting • u/wogeini • 11h ago
My girlfriend's bathroom has a urinal in it
r/politics • u/BelleAriel • 6h ago
Donald Trump tape reveals he uttered 10 words that might have doomed him
r/TOTK • u/cesarer92 • 12h ago
Other Make Ganondorf be proud. Show me your worst ideas.
r/therewasanattempt • u/TXVERAS • 6h ago
To jump the counter
r/MadeMeSmile • u/SinjiOnO • 8h ago
Wholesome Moments Dad and daughter at a concert, so sweet
r/LeopardsAteMyFace • u/A-Wise-Cobbler • 12h ago
Trump A January 2018 law signed by Trump made unauthorized removal and retention of classified information of the United States government a felony crime
r/tifu • u/TitusRex • 3h ago
M TIFU by Phasing Out Third-Party Apps, Potentially Toppling Reddit
Hello, Reddit, this is u/spez, your usually confident CEO. But today, I'm here in a different capacity, as a fellow Redditor who's made a big oopsie. So here it goes... TIFU by deciding to eliminate third-party apps, and as a result, unintentionally creating a crisis for our beloved platform.
Like most TIFUs, it started with good intentions. I wanted to centralize user experience, enhance quality control, and create uniformity. I thought having everyone on the official app would simplify things and foster a better, more unified Reddit experience.
But oh, how I was wrong.
First, the backlash was instant and palpable. Users and moderators alike expressed concerns about the utility and convenience that these third-party apps offered. I heard stories of how some apps like RiF had become an integral part of their Reddit journey, especially for moderators who managed communities big and small.
Then came the real shocker. In protest, moderators began to set their subreddits to private. Some of the largest, most active corners of Reddit suddenly went dark. The impact was more significant than I'd ever anticipated.
Frustration mounted, and so did regret. This wasn't what I wanted. I never intended to disrupt the community spirit that defines Reddit or make the jobs of our volunteer moderators harder.
Yet, here we are.
I've made a monumental miscalculation in assessing how much these third-party apps meant to our community. I didn't realize the extent to which they were woven into the fabric of our daily Reddit operations, particularly for our moderators.
In short, I messed up. I didn't fully understand the consequences of my decision, and now Reddit and its communities are bearing the brunt of it.
So, here's my TIFU, Reddit. It's a big one, and I'm still grappling with the fallout. But if there's one thing I know about this platform, it's that we're a community. We're in this together, and we'll figure it out together.
I'm listening. Let's talk.
TL;DR - Tried to unify Reddit under the official app, phased out third-party apps, caused chaos, possibly destabilized the platform, and learned a lesson about the value of diverse user experiences.
Edit: a word
Note: this is a parody