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Reddit’ banned /r/altright for hosting racist discussion of white nationalist ideas.

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This week in social media, Facebook tried to reassure conservatives, Reddit introduced post embedding, and Twitter may stop counting photos and links against its character limit.

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Many students are graduating this May and many hard decisions will need to be taken. Some students will be unemployed while others will already be out with a job. Others will be working on forming their own companies while others will still try and figure out what it is they want to do with their lives. President Obama shares some important tips on his AMA on how to succeed as a recent graduate.

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Reddit calls itself "the front page of the Internet" and it may be the first page many people go to when online, but most of its users stay there to read their news too.

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This week in social media, experts warned that one of the most recent viral hits on Facebook, the "Most Used Words" app, is a privacy-infringing nightmare. Meanwhile, Snapchat launched a challenge to Twitter Moments called Story Explorer, and Reddit has decided to honor visitors' "Do Not Track" settings on browsers.

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This week in social media, the weeks-long maelstrom over former Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao led to her resignation. Meanwhile Facebook gave its users a little more power over their News Feeds and Twitter's "Project Lightning" is probably going to be called "Moments" in its debut.

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AMAs are Reddit's most popular feature, allowing Redditers to do just as it sounds -- ask somebody anything -- and the app is a great way to get in on the fun.

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This week in social media, Facebook's took its Blue Dinosaur privacy bot mainstream while giving up on Slingshot's lamest feature. Meanwhile, there were more worries over the "Facebookification" of Twitter feeds, after comments from Twitter's CFO, and both Tumblr and Reddit will take part in next week's Net Neutrality protest.

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For WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the most important information he publicly leaked is the ongoing "Public Library of U.S. Diplomacy" (PLUSD) series, which he believes had the "most impact" in court cases and elections.

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Do you remember the day the internet went on strike against a bad piece of legislation? It may happen again. The internet dream team behind 2011's SOPA protests has sent what may be the opening salvo in another pressure campaign, this time to stop the Federal Communications Commission's reportedly proposed "Open Internet" rules.

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This past weekend legendary actor Harrison Ford participated in an "ask me anything" on Reddit where he responded to several questions from about his previous works and how he felt about them.

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The “Dallas Buyers Club” lead actor Matthew McConaughey will forever be remembered with the catch phrase he used during his recent Best Actor Oscar speech which said, “alright, alright, alright.” Many are still wondering though where the award winning actor got it from.

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Fans shared their favorite moments, and probed Beltran about his thoughts on the entire Star Trek Universe, portrayal of stereotypical Native American characters, and his outspoken dissatisfaction with the Voyager series.

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This week, Tumblr began reaching out to entertainment marketers, Facebook made everyone cringe by making search history available for perusal, and Reddit is trying to become the future of reporting by adding a live reporting function. All that, and the world religious figure that just joined Instagram: it's time for Social Media Saturday!

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Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón is anything but lost in space. As a matter of fact, he's on top of the world right now, after his innovative, stranded-in-space thriller, Gravity netted him a Golden Globe award for Best Director -- Motion Picture, several Visual Effects Society Awards, and 10 Academy Award nominations. Besides his impressive success, Cuarón just might be able to write a comedy, as he revealed he's got a great sense of humor and is a somewhat quirky guy behind the scenes. He recently took to Reddit to answer some questions from fans.

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Reddit, Tumblr, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, the American Civil Liberties Union and more than 5,000 other internet-based companies and organizations have joined together to protest surveillance by the National Security Agency on Tuesday, Feb. 11.

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