Reddit New Comments Highlighter

Reddit New Comments Highlighter

Highlights new comments when you revisit a comments page on reddit.

What is Reddit New Comments Highlighter?
Reddit New Comments Highlighter is a Chrome extension that promptly emphasizes new comments upon revisiting a Reddit post. It seamlessly enables you to distinguish newly added comments from the previously read ones, optimizing your Reddit browsing experience by minimizing the time and effort it takes to round up updates on posts of interest. The tool also possesses the provision for effortless navigation through new comments with keyboard shortcuts.
Stats
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 3.50 (24)
Version: 3.0 (Last updated: 2018-02-17)
Creation date: 2018-02-16
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • contextMenus
  • webNavigation
Size: 166.91K
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Summary

This extension highlights new comments on a link page in reddit when you revisit a link.

To jump between "new links", simply use shortcut keys "Shift+Up" & "Shift+Down".

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Works well with Reddit Enhancement Suite (RES)
  • Simple and useful add-on
  • Can highlight new comments
  • Helpful for following post in a meaningful way
Cons
  • Doesn't work with Reddit redesign
  • Cannot change the highlight color - problematic with RES night mode
  • Issues with Reddit moderator toolbox compatibility
  • Seems to have permission to access data on all websites
  • Some users report it doesn't work
Most mentioned
  • Highlight color not changeable
  • Permission to access all websites
  • Issues with night mode in RES
  • Doesn't work with Reddit redesign
Recent reviews
Doesn't work with reddit redesign...
by Dangelman Dangelman, 2022-08-25

Why can this extension see and change information to non reddit websites when it's designed solely for reddit? Kind of suspicious
by Brian Brian, 2021-02-21

Doesn't work.
by Raven Raven, 2021-02-17
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Safety
Risk impact

Reddit New Comments Highlighter is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Reddit New Comments Highlighter if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Reddit New Comments Highlighter has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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