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Is Tony Soprano alive? Will Greg ‘win’ Succession? How fan theories took over TV
On sites like Reddit, users are dreaming up outlandish plots for their favourite shows. However, their creativity can lead to disappointment when the real scripts fall short

Laura Martin

17, Nov, 2021 @1:15 PM

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Why is Ted Lasso actor Brett Goldstein telling everyone he’s actually ‘a human man’?
Amid rumours that he may in fact be CGI, Goldstein – who plays Roy Kent in the hit show – posted a video that raises more questions than it answers

Michael Sun explains it to Steph Harmon

03, Sep, 2021 @6:08 AM

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TikTokers flood Texas abortion whistleblower site with Shrek memes, fake reports and porn
Critics of Texas’s new law have been filing hundreds of fake reports to the whistleblowing website in hopes of crashing it

Kari Paul

03, Sep, 2021 @12:44 AM

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Reddit bans Covid misinformation forum after ‘go dark’ protest
Some of site’s largest subreddits switched to private, saying Reddit is failing to tackle misinformation

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

01, Sep, 2021 @7:30 PM

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Reddit defends how it tackles misinformation as it opens Australian office
Social news aggregator has had to grapple with growing calls to deal with misinformation and conspiracy theories on platform

Josh Taylor

14, Jul, 2021 @6:14 AM

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‘I put my life savings in crypto’: how a generation of amateurs got hooked on high-risk trading
Online trading apps are drawing in novice investors willing to risk everything on volatile stocks. Do they really know what they’re doing?

Sirin Kale

19, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Reddit aims to double in size as social news site invests for growth
After punching below its weight for years, firm is building new tech and experimenting with charging users

Alex Hern Technology editor

07, May, 2021 @10:37 AM

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Hypnotic loops and self-soothing sounds: the rise of #OddlySatisfying and visual ASMR
As a subreddit devoted to strangely satisfying video clips grows into a behemoth, a new wave of digital artists are manufacturing their own

Meg Watson

30, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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GameStop shares fall as first earnings report released since Reddit-led rally
Shares, which had fallen 6.5% during the day, briefly gained 8% in after-hours trading before dropping more than 15%

Dominic Rushe in New York

23, Mar, 2021 @9:40 PM

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Reddit investors use GameStop proceeds to help protect gorillas
WallStreetBets members spend gains on donations for endangered animals also including elephants and turtles

Isabella Kaminski

18, Mar, 2021 @1:34 PM

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If you're in Australia and Facebook has eaten your newsfeed, where do you go now?
Whether you’re after news, community engagement or both, there are workarounds

Natasha May and Rafqa Touma

19, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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'Like penpals, but with snacks!' Unable to travel, strangers mail each other tastes of home
Bonding over highly processed treats on Reddit’s Snack Exchange, ‘the community is very wholesome and nice’

Katie Cunningham

16, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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