Reddit Updates the Technology Behind Its Avatars

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Reddit’s updates for the period from Jan. 6 through 19 were highlighted by sprucing up its avatars and revamping its notifications experience.

The foundational technology behind avatars was updated to make them more scalable and secure and give them better telemetry.

This enables Redditors to do things like change the color of their beard without changing the color of their hair, or hold something in their right hand without canceling out whatever they’re holding in their left hand.

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