Reddit Begins Testing Live Chat in Chat Tab

The platform is also letting Redditors add text to all post types

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Reddit is testing the addition of live chat to Redditors’ chat tabs, making that tab the single destination for all of a user’s chats on the platform.

Users in the test group will see three options to filter the view in their chat tab: live chats, messages (including one-on-one and group chats) and all chats.

Reddit said roughly one-half of its desktop web and iOS users are in the test group, adding in a blog post Tuesday, “Right now, when Redditors chat in live chat posts, there’s no easy way to jump back into those conversations.



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