Reddit Chat is the perfect in-house solution for a gap long filled by outside services

Reddit is testing a real-time chat function which could soon replace its old-fashioned PM system — meaning Reddit will soon have a chat function that looks similar to any social media site out there. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. According to Mashable, the chat is still in beta. While the site’s developers are currently focused on one-on-one chat, they may expand to group chat in the future. Reddit hopes to have the feature out to everyone early next year. In practice, it looks like Facebook’s in-browser Messenger windows — tiny boxes aligned with the bottom right corner of the…

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