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Leaked photos = a quarter-billion page views for Reddit

David Gura Sep 10, 2014
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Final Note

Leaked photos = a quarter-billion page views for Reddit

David Gura Sep 10, 2014
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Remember those photos stolen from celebrities’ iCloud accounts that wound up on the Web last week?

Well, links to those pictures showed up on Reddit. According to Wired, “In just six days Reddit earned enough money… to power its servers for roughly a month.”

The money came about through the sale of memberships. However, it’s likely the site made even more from ads.

Wired says those photos, in total, led to a quarter-billion page views on Reddit in the full week it took for the site to ban them.

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