Reddit has been updated to include new real-time features

Reddit has been updated to include new real-time features

Animation will show in real-time when a post receives an upvote or downvote But that has changed. Reddit has announced that votes on content will now update (with animations included) in real-time on both posts and in feeds. In addition, comment count animations will also appear. In real-time you’ll know when two or more redditors are commenting on the same post – Update to Reddit adds new real-time features. In real-time you’ll know when two or more redditors are commenting on the same post. Typing indicators have been added to Reddit that will show when two or more redditors are commenting on the same post at the same time via “anonymized avatars” placed near the comment window. A similar notification will surface when five or more redditors are reading the same post simultaneously.

Because of the tremendous competition among social media sites, each one must constantly introduce new features to avoid falling behind competing apps. The famous Reddit app, for example, is gaining some new capabilities that will let users know when a post has been upvoted or downvoted in real time. Previously, comments and vote counts would only update on the screen once a page was reloaded or if the user conducting the upvoting or downvoting was a Reddit subscriber. When a post receives an upvote or downvote, animation will appear in real time – Reddit has been updated to include new real-time functionality.

Highlights

  • In real-time, you’ll see when new comments related to a particular post are being submiited – Update to Reddit adds new real-time features. In real-time, you’ll see when new comments related to a particular post are being submiited. These features started rolling out on Wednesday across Reddit’s desktop, iOS, and Android platforms. And if the vote and comment count animations are not your cups of tea, they can be disabled under user animation settings. To install the Reddit app on your phone, look for the listings on the iOS App Store and Android’s Google Play Store. Get the most important news, reviews and deals in mobile tech delivered straight to your inbox

  • In real-time you’ll know when five or more redditors are reading the same post – Update to Reddit adds new real-time features. In real-time you’ll know when five or more redditors are reading the same post. When viewing a post, redditors will now be able to see when new comments are being submitted thanks to the new comment pill. Clicking on the new comment indicator will sort comments and show the new ones first and highlight live comments in real-time.