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  • ‘Anti-work’ threads on Reddit are fueling the Great Resignation

    01/17/2022 10:17:43 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 27 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 17, 2022 | Alex Mitchell
    "They say you have to work hard to get ahead, but some are finding that you can work very little and still do pretty well. On Reddit, the “antiwork” subreddit is now one of the social network’s most active and engaged pages, after seeing explosive growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. It currently has more than 1.6 million users, up from 180,000 in October 2020. People post epic text and e-mail screenshots of quitting their jobs, but the real heroes are so-called “idlers” — those who stay in jobs doing the absolute minimum to get by while still collecting a paycheck....
  • Maxwell May Have Run One of Most Powerful Social Media Accounts in History – Went Dark After Her Arrest

    12/07/2021 8:52:42 AM PST · by hamburger hill · 7 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | Dec 6, 2021 | Grant Atkinson
    Monday marked the sixth day of the trial for Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged partner of serial sexual abuser Jeffrey Epstein. As the trial wore on, many theories about Maxwell continued to make their way around social media.
  • Maryland mayor charged with posting revenge porn on Reddit

    11/15/2021 5:13:47 PM PST · by markomalley · 32 replies
    AP ^ | 11/16/2021
    A Maryland mayor has been arrested and charged with distributing revenge porn online, prosecutors announced Monday. Andrew Bradshaw, the 32-year-old mayor of Cambridge on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is accused of posting nude photos of a woman he was no longer in a romantic relationship with. Bradshaw posted the photos using multiple Reddit accounts he created using variations of the woman’s name and birthdate, according to a news release from the Office of the State Prosecutor. The photos were captioned with racial slurs and sexually explicit language and were posted in April and May, authorities said.
  • Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene bought shares of Trump-affiliated SPAC firm DWAC

    10/27/2021 4:33:55 PM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 31 replies
    CNBC ^ | 10/27/21 | Yun Li
    Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Friday invested up to $50,000 in the SPAC stock linked to Donald Trump's planned social media platform. According to a public disclosure, Greene said she purchased a stake in Digital World Acquisition Corp., or DWAC, late last week. DWAC, which is a special purpose acquisition company, last week said it would merge with Trump's planned new social media company. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has invested up to $50,000 in the SPAC stock linked to former President Donald Trump's planned social media platform. According to a public disclosure, Greene purchased a stake in Digital World...
  • Reddit goes down with second 'global outage' in two days after Facebook disruption

    10/07/2021 12:50:12 AM PDT · by blueplum · 18 replies
    Daily Star UK ^ | 07 October 2021 | Ethan Blackshaw
    Users of popular forum website Reddit are fuming once more as the social media platform experiences its second global outage in as many days. Connectivity issues on the site have been detected across the globe, including in the UK, US, Canada and Australia. The disruption was confirmed by Down Detector, a website that tracks the status of social media platforms. Data from the site shows that the amount of reports of Reddit being down skyrocketed by 11 times just before 3am today.... .
  • Anti anti-censorhip DC subreddit

    07/23/2021 10:00:39 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 5 replies
    I apologize if this post breaks a rule, but there's a new DC-focused subreddit that's being set up in response to censorship of posts and comments, particularly about crime and last night's shooting (linked), on the main city subreddit. Please join and spread the word if you are a redditor. Here's the new page:
  • The Ape Army War Is A Digital ‘Occupy WallStreet’- A Primer

    06/18/2021 10:00:39 AM PDT · by srmanuel · 17 replies
    DJHJ Media ^ | 06/15/21 | DJHJ Media
    Everyday here on Free Republic we see two posts about Steve Bannon's War Room, I've made a point to watch it on the Roku Channel One America News. For over a week now they have been talking about the "Ape Army" which the people on Reddit and elsewhere who drove up the stock of Gamestop costing Wall Street Hedge Funds billions, now they are onto AMC and have driven the price way up cost more Hedge Funds billions..... Today on The War Room they had a member of the Ape Army on, the young lady from Montana with some terrible...
  • An army of Davids takes on the Goliaths of Wall Street

    06/11/2021 7:07:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/11/2021 | Dutch Masters
    Wall Street trading will never be the same again. This “thing” they call the meme stocks, the Reddit Army, the Robin Hood traders -- it's not a fad. It’s real. And it has only just begun to change Wall Street forever. What happened? In the last few years, the friction that used to benefit the powerful in the system of trading stocks has been eliminated. And on top of that, social media has become widely adopted and used by bajillions of people around the world. The way this has changed things requires us to look at the way things were...
  • Reddit Faces Massive User Protest for Banning Criticism of Controversial Employee

    03/25/2021 7:26:37 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 24, 2021 | Santi Ruiz
    Update 6:40 p.m.: Reddit CEO Steve Huffman announced that Aimee Challenor is no longer employed by the company, saying "we over-indexed on protection" and that Reddit had failed its own standards in this case.Dozens of Reddit pages have gone private in protest over the social media company's decision to censor criticism of an employee who hired her father, a child rapist, to run a political campaign Major forums like r/music, r/fitness, and r/coronavirus, which each have millions of users, have closed, along with hundreds of smaller forums. They are protesting a Reddit decision to ban users who mention Aimee Challenor,...
  • Goldman Warns If The Short Squeeze Continues, The Entire Market Could Crash

    01/31/2021 6:31:16 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 120 replies
    Last Friday (Jan, 22) we advised readers who thought they had missed the move in GameStop (they hadn't), to position appropriately in the most shorted Russell 3000 names which included such tickers as FIZZ, DDS, BBBY, AMCX, GOGO and a handful of other names, as it was likely that the short-squeeze was only just starting. We were right and all of the stocks listed above - and others - exploded higher the coming Monday, and all other days of the week, with results - encapsulated by the WallStreetTips vs Wall Street feud - that has become the top conversation piece...
  • Well Known "Short" Investor Citron Research Is Abandoning the Strategy as a Result of GameStop Losses

    01/30/2021 8:43:32 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 66 replies
    RedState ^ | January 29, 2021 | Shipwreckedcrew
    ...Citron was one of the Wall Street firms with a significant “short” position in GameStop, meaning his investment would have benefitted by a collapse of GameStop’s stock price, but Citron closed out its short position this week among the frenzy of buying and selling that has had the price move in wild gyrations between $100 and $500 a share. Earlier in the week, Left made a comment in the media that GameStop’s share price would eventually crash back down to $20 share — but it seems like he couldn’t afford to wait for that to happen and has taken a...
  • Saturday: The Day Brokerage Houses Throw Clearing Firms Under the Gamestop Bus

    01/30/2021 7:09:35 AM PST · by RinaseaofDs · 90 replies
    Vanity ^ | 1/30/2021 | RinaseaofDs
    It's has begun. Today Webull is throwing ETC under the bus, trying to justify why you can SELL a stock and not buy it. The source link contains an explanation of what a Clearing Firm does. ETC is the near-monopoly player in the industry.
  • This is how Wall Street thinks the Reddit-fueled GameStop trade unravels

    01/29/2021 8:47:49 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 40 replies
    CNBC ^ | 1/29/2021 | Hugh Son
    The war between hedge funds and retail investors over shares of GameStop has one logical conclusion, according to executives and traders of a major Wall Street firm. Shares of GameStop, the video game retailer, have climbed more than 900% since the start of the year after members of the Reddit community WallStreetBets banded together in an effort to push the stock higher. The campaign pushed a stock worth $19 at the start of the year to as high as $482.85 on Thursday. Gains by retail investors have come at the expense of sophisticated investors like Melvin Capital and Citron Research,...
  • LIST: The Full List of Stocks Robinhood is Blocking Users From Buying

    01/28/2021 6:12:46 PM PST · by wrrock · 45 replies
    TG ^ | 1/28/2020 | Evan
    Google Deleted Negative Robinhood Reviews & Paul A. Gosar -- R from Arizona -- Demands an Investigation Into Wall Street colluding with Big Tech The full list of stocks Robinhood blocked today is circulating the Internet. Wallstreetbets vows to send these stocks to the moon. Robinhood and other brokers will allow users to trade these stocks on a limited basis. American Airlines $AAL AMC $AMC Blackberry $BB Bed Bath & Beyond $BBbY Castor Maritime $CTRM Express $EXPR Gamestop $GME Koss $KOSS Naked $NAKD Nokia $NOK Sundial $SNDL Tootsie Roll $TR Trivago $TRVG See Full List...
  • Thursday News Roundup: Big Tech/Hedge Fund Oligarchs Team up in Day Trader Purge

    01/28/2021 4:43:46 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 16 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Something happened related to the stock market yesterday that has everyone up in a frenzy this morning. I don’t really understand it all, but it involves Reddit, something called sub-Reddit and a group of day traders who assemble there, abusive hedge fund managers, short-selling, big tech oligarchs, NASDAQ and GameStop stock, which went way up during the day, but was driven back down in after hours trading. Naturally, at the end of the day, the Big Tech oligarchs took sides with the big-money hedge fund oligarchs and shut down the day-trader sub-Reddit group for allegedly saying bad things. Because that’s...
  • Government agencies begin investigating Robinhood, Reddit over GameStop stock

    02/12/2021 4:21:21 AM PST · by wastedyears · 14 replies ^ | 2/11/2021 | Oscar Gonzalez
    GameStop's stock price shot through the roof in late January thanks to traders on Reddit. Now at least two government agencies are reportedly investigating why it happened as well as what roles Reddit and trading app Robinhood played in the stock market craziness.
  • Reddit traders may not have been the only ones boosting GameStop

    02/06/2021 5:40:19 AM PST · by tlozo · 9 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 5, 2021 | Noah Manskar
    Reddit’s army of retail traders might not have been only force behind the unprecedented GameStop rally that turned Wall Street upside down, new data show. GameStop was “notably absent” from the list of 10 stocks that retail investors bought the most in January despite the video-game retailer being at the forefront of a supposed market revolution, according to JP Morgan analysts. “Although retail buying was portrayed as the main driver of the extreme price rally experienced by some stocks, the actual picture may be much more nuanced,” Peng Cheng, the megabank’s head of machine learning strategies, wrote in a research...
  • Watch: Jimmy Kimmel Calls Reddit Investors ‘Russian Disruptors’

    02/01/2021 10:28:07 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/01/2021 | Pam Key
    ABC’s late-night host Jimmy Kimmel speculated Reddit investors are “Russian disruptors” Friday night during his opening monologue on his show “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Kimmel said, “GameStop, if you don’t know, is a video game store, and like a lot of businesses, they’ve been struggling because of COVID but also because most people buy games online now.”
  • The News Media is lying to cover for the Hedge Funds

    02/01/2021 10:23:04 AM PST · by saxonjf · 15 replies
    Medium ^ | February 1, 2021 | Matt Latsha
    The Stock Market rebellion has been a recent dynamic that has gone after hedge fund managers who use a technique called the “short-sell.” The short-sell strategy makes money by reducing the price of stocks that they never actually owned. They “borrow” stocks from other people, sell them at a relatively higher price, then buy them back after they’ve tanked, give the stock back to the original owner with a fee, and keep the rest of the profit. They’re basically hyenas. Ben Shapiro made a great video explaining what is happening. You expect the hedge fund managers who are losing money...
  • ENOUGH: WSJ Compares Reddit Investor ‘Cult’ to Capitol Hill Rioters

    02/01/2021 8:48:38 AM PST · by JV3MRC · 46 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 2/1/2021 | Joseph Vazquez
    The media want to compare Reddit investors who outsmarted Wall Street hedge funds to the Capitol Hill rioters. This all part of the media freakout over the trading in GameStop and other stocks. The Wall Street Journal tweeted out an outrageous story, headlined “GameStop, Bitcoin and QAnon: How the Wisdom of Crowds Became the Anarchy of the Mob.” The tweet was insane: “What the gleeful anarchy of this week’s ‘stonks market’ had in common with the Capitol riot of Jan. 6.” The story read like an op-ed: “What’s happening on WallStreetBets is of a piece with other internet phenomena, from...