Reddit’s new real-time features make me yearn for slower days

December 01, 2021

By Thomas Macaulay

Reddit is about to get more rapid — just as I was yearning for social media to slow down. The company has launched a range of real-time animations and notification features that sound unsettlingly energetic. Votes and comments will no longer be a static number on posts and feeds. Instead, users will see dynamic animations as the numbers change. Votes will animate in real-time as the counts go up or down. Credit: Reddit The flickering arrows are already making my retinas burn. Mercifully, Reddit’s made the animations optional. The platform’s also getting new indicators that show when multiple redditors are…

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