Steve Huffman

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Reddit will use the new funds to improve product features. File photograph: iStock

Reddit, the virtual town square of the consumer internet, has raised a fresh $410 million (€350m) in funding, valuing it at more than $10 billion, the(...)

Both Facebook and Snap had previously approached Dubsmash about a potential acquisition. Photograph: Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty

Reddit has bought TikTok rival Dubsmash, becoming the latest social media platform to expand into the increasingly competitive viral video segment.(...)

Reddit  is establishing its new office on St Stephen’s Green and intends to hire up to 25 people initially. Photograph:   Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

The hugely popular but also highly controversial online discussion forum Reddit is hiring an “anti-evil” operations specialist in Dublin as it opens i(...)

The Web Summit: in the sunshine of its new Lisbon home  – temperatures are expected to reach 21 degrees during the week –  an anticipated 60,000 people are set to attend the events.

MONDAY Results: Avis Budget Group, Horizon Pharma, Jones Lang LaSalle, Mylan. Indicators: Irish Industrial production (Sep); Euro-zone composite, (...)

Liam Cunningham, who plays Davos Seaworth in ‘Game of Thrones’, will speak at the Web Summit

The company behind the Web Summit has a permanent six-bedroom “crash pad” for new employees arriving in Dublin as part of efforts to circumvent the ho(...)

Love all: Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is has met his match in  tennis star Serena Williams. Photograph:  Bryan Bedder/Getty Images

In numbers: Licensed to grill €500,000 Estimated revenue boost that Fáilte Ireland says Limerick will receive later this year when it puts on its ap(...)

Ellen Pao: had to deal with more bad and ugly than good. Photograph: Reuters/Robert Galbraith/Files

For the last decade, Reddit has marketed itself as the “front page of the internet”. The online discussion forum, which recently surpassed 164 millio(...)

Ellen Pao:  resigning as acting chief executive of social news platform Reddit. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Ellen Pao became a hero to many when she took on the entrenched sexist culture of Silicon Valley. But sentiment is a fickle thing. Late Friday, she f(...)