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Mar 27, 2013, 10:56 ET

College Student's Big-Hearted Idea has Flourished into 3rd Annual "World Backup Day"

A simple idea sparked by comments on reddit about backing up data has blossomed into a global "holiday" called World Backup Day, and is celebrating...

Dec 20, 2012, 10:31 ET

reddit Smashes Own "Secret Santa" Record with a Whopping 58,502 Participants Across 126 Countries

As reddit grows with remarkable speed, achieving 46.4 million unique visitors and 3.7 billion page views last month, so grows its popular "Secret...

Mar 29, 2012, 12:00 ET

Join reddit for World Backup Day This March 31st

 Today reddit is proud to invite computer users around the world to celebrate the second annual "World Backup Day."  The...

Nov 01, 2011, 09:47 ET

reddit Community Spreads Holiday Cheer With Third Annual Secret Santa Gift Exchange

Today reddit is announcing its third annual online Secret Santa. The program, started by the independent group redditgifts, was officially acquired...