Third-party Reddit apps close following new API cost rules

  • Numerous well-liked third-party Reddit apps such as Apollo and BaconReader have stopped operations due to Reddit’s new API rules that come with a high cost.
  • Several apps including Relay for Reddit and Now for Reddit are adopting a subscription model to handle the API access costs.
  • Reddit’s decision to start charging for API access aims to profit from data used in generative AI training, yet has led to protests and shutdowns of popular third-party clients.
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