Reddit reaches a million-dollar agreement with Google to train artificial intelligence models with its publications

San Francisco — Reddit has reached an agreement with Google which allows the search giant to use the online discussion site's entries to train your models artificial intelligence and improve products like online search.

The agreement, announced Thursday and valued at about $60 million It will also give Reddit access to Google's AI models to improve its site's search and other functions.

This is a big step for San Francisco-based Reddit, which relies on volunteer moderators to manage their wide range of topical debates. Those moderators have publicly protested past decisions by the company, most recently blocking much of the site for days when Reddit announced plans to start charging many third-party apps for access to their content.