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Reddit Offers Moderators Stock Ahead of IPO… But Why?

Reddit plans to offer stock to a select group of users and moderators ahead of its upcoming IPO, according to an email obtained from a moderator of multiple subreddits.

At approximately 12:43PM today, a subset of Reddit users and moderators were contacted simultaneously via DM and email with an invite to pre-register for a Directed Share Program. It also included an as-of-yet incomplete set of terms and legal disclosures, blended with the occasional meme.

City of Seattle Demolishes Black Lives Memorial Garden

The Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation demolished the Black Lives Memorial Garden early this morning, under supervision of the Seattle Police Department and private security firm Evergreen Off-Duty.

SPR was contacted for clarification; deferring to the prepared statement, Communications Manager Rachel Schulkin politely declined to answer any followup questions… so I interviewed members of the community, Instead.

Cancelled Project Revita Refocused Gets Second Chance

Tragically cancelled earlier this month, publisher Dear Villagers is reportedly revisiting the decision to cancel Revita Refocused, after an outpouring of community support.