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Apollo for Reddit 1.8 Improves Media Viewing, Sharing Options, and More

Monday May 25, 2020 4:28 am PDT by
Former Apple intern Christian Selig has released version 1.8 of Apollo, the popular Reddit client developed with Apple's iOS design guidelines in mind. The latest update focuses on improving the viewing of media. For example GIFs can now be paused and videos play inline with the feed, so users no longer have to tap them in order to see what's going on at a glance. Users can also save and...

Reddit's New iOS Share Sheet Update Lets You Post Reddit Topics to Snapchat, More Platforms Coming Soon

Monday October 14, 2019 8:09 am PDT by
Users of Reddit's official iOS app can now share text, link and image-based posts to Snapchat thanks to a new Share Sheet integration in iOS 13 (via TechCrunch). This is the first time Reddit has partnered with another app to allow for content sharing, and the company said it will expand the feature to other social media apps in the future. Any Reddit user who has Snapchat on their iPhone...

Reddit Client 'Apollo' Updated With Quick Switch Account Feature, Enhanced Subreddit Options, and More

Saturday December 1, 2018 4:33 am PST by
Former Apple intern Christian Selig has released version 1.4 of Apollo, the popular Reddit client developed with Apple's iOS design guidelines in mind. The latest update introduces a raft of highly requested features, including quick switching accounts and new subreddit preferences to add to its existing plethora of options. For those who like to access multiple Reddit accounts through the...

Reddit Suffers Data Breach With Hackers Obtaining Email Addresses From Some Users

Wednesday August 1, 2018 11:43 am PDT by
Reddit this morning announced that it has suffered a data breach, with a hacker able to access email addresses from some current accounts and a 2007 database backup that included old salted and hashed passwords. The data breach occurred between June 14 and June 18, with hackers accessing Reddit employee accounts through the company's cloud and source code hosting providers rather than the site ...

Reddit Rolls Out Customizable News Tab to Most Users of its Official iOS App

Saturday June 23, 2018 4:08 am PDT by
Reddit has announced the rollout of its customizable News tab feature to most users of its iOS app. After limited alpha testing of the tab over the last few weeks, Reddit says it has acted on feedback and introduced enough improvements for the next beta phase of testing to reach a wider audience. The News tab appears to the left of the Home and Popular tabs, and brings together content from...

Reddit's iOS App to Feature Native Promoted Posts Beginning March 19

Wednesday March 14, 2018 11:41 am PDT by
Starting next week, the official Reddit app for iOS will begin displaying native in-app promoted posts to Reddit users, according to an email Reddit sent out to advertisers on Wednesday and shared by Marketing Land. Promoted posts in the Reddit app will look similar to standard Reddit posts, with upvotes, downvotes, and comment threads. Comments were not possible with Reddit's previous mobile...

Official Reddit App for iOS Gains Chat Function, Live Comments, Theater Mode and More

Monday December 18, 2017 8:50 am PST by
The official app for social news and discussion site Reddit is receiving a major update today, introducing several new features and interface tweaks to allow the app to better compete with popular third-party apps like Apollo. There's a new Theater Mode designed to let iOS users view GIFs, photos, and videos in full-screen in either portrait or landscape mode, and there is a new option to open ...

Beautiful, Modern, and Fast Reddit Client 'Apollo' Launches for iPhone and iPad After Years of Development

Monday October 23, 2017 11:54 am PDT by
Christian Selig, a former Apple intern, has released a beautiful, modern, and fast Reddit client for iOS called Apollo after years of development. Apollo was created specifically with Apple's official iOS design guidelines in mind, with input from thousands of Reddit users for over two years. The app is very customizable in the Settings tab, where you can select compact or large post sizes,...

iPhone X With New Dynamic Wallpaper Appears in the Wild

Sunday October 8, 2017 4:56 am PDT by
There are still 26 days to go before Apple officially launches iPhone X, but at least one person has already gotten their hands on one of the sought-after 5.8-inch devices, if a video shared on Reddit is anything to go by. The short clip, embedded below, shows someone swiveling in their hand what looks like a silver glass-backed iPhone X with a new, previously unseen dynamic wallpaper on the...

Reddit Leverages Foursquare to Bring Location Tagging Option to Mobile App

Wednesday May 31, 2017 3:23 am PDT by
Reddit has updated its official app to include a new feature that allows users to add location information to posts, just like Twitter or Facebook. The optional feature is powered by Foursquare and designed to be added to posts that might be enriched by location details, such as restaurant reviews or photography. The change comes as part of a wider effort by Reddit to modernize its...

Reddit iOS Update Brings Support for iPad

Wednesday November 16, 2016 3:58 am PST by
Reddit today updated its official iOS app to version 2.0, fixing a few bugs for Reddit Live as well as introducing full support for the iPad. The first-party app, which launched in April of this year, has been available only for the iPhone and iPod touch until today. On the iPad, Reddit keeps essentially all of the same features and tabs that users can expect: timeline, subscriptions, inbox, ...

Third-Party Reddit Apps Pulled From App Store for NSFW Content [Updated]

Monday April 11, 2016 8:49 pm PDT by
Popular third-party Reddit apps like Narwhal, iAlien, Baconreader, Eggplant and Antenna have been pulled from the App Store for breaching clause 18.2 of the App Review Guidelines, Narwhal developer Rick Harrison told Gizmodo. The takedowns were first spotted on a Reddit thread. Today, we received notice that our new update with a lot of great new features was rejected under the App Store rule...

Reddit Launches Official iOS App With Free Gold for Early Adopters

Thursday April 7, 2016 6:06 am PDT by
Reddit today released an official iOS app for browsing, searching, commenting, and upvoting within subreddits on iPhone or iPod touch. Reddit for iOS replaces Alien Blue, which has now been removed from the App Store, as the website's official mobile app for Apple users. Alien Blue previously served as Reddit's official iOS app after the company acquired it from developer Jase Morrissey...

Reddit Gives Gold to Alien Blue Pro Users, Says New App is Coming April 7

Tuesday April 5, 2016 2:16 pm PDT by
In March, Reddit released an updated version of its Alien Blue app for iOS, which included a free four-year Reddit Gold subscription gift for all Alien Blue users with Pro accounts. At the time, Alien Blue users were able to redeem the gift in the app, with Reddit promising to send the Reddit Gold credit at a later date. As of today, Alien Blue users have begun receiving private messages...

Steve Wozniak Stars in Final Episode of Reddit's Entrepreneur-Focused 'Formative' Mini-Series

Tuesday March 15, 2016 9:43 am PDT by
Launched last November, Formative is a web mini-series created by Reddit and Google Cloud Platform that "aims to explore one defining moment in a person's life." The first seven episodes included guests such as YouTuber Casey Neistat and GoPro CEO Nick Woodman, among other various entrepreneurs. In the final episode of the show, which launched today, the spotlight shifts to the formative...

Latest Alien Blue Update Gifts Pro Users With Four Years of Reddit Gold

Friday March 11, 2016 8:58 am PST by
Reddit has released a new version of Alien Blue this week that gifts pre-existing Pro users with a four-year Reddit Gold subscription for free. The one-time gift can be redeemed through a pop-up menu in Alien Blue version 2.9.10. Alien Blue is the most popular Reddit app for iPhone and iPad, developed by Jase Morrissey and acquired by Reddit in October 2014. The universal iOS app is free on...