The early years of the 21st century forever will be known as the age of
social media. I don't know if that's something we should be proud of,
but nonetheless, here we are. During the past decade, we've seen things
like Friendster, Pownce, Twitter, Wave, Facebook, Tumblr, Buzz, Gowalla,
Brightkite, Foursquare, Loopt, Plurk, Identi.ca, LinkedIn, Yammer
and now Google Plus.
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The popular social bookmarking site Reddit announced yesterday that their code would now be open and free for scrutiny and contribution from the community. Citing transparency and giving back to the community that has given them the tools to build Reddit, they encourage users to visit http://code.reddit.com and participate. more>>