Advertisers wanted nothing to do with Reddit. Now they're coming back.

Feb 5, 2020
Reddit's co-founder and CEO reflects on the social media platform as it turns 15.
Reddit co-founder and CEO Steve Huffman speaks during a hearing with House subcommittees in October.
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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on today's entrepreneurs

Dec 4, 2018
There's "more of a wokeness to these founders," he says.
"I think that now is a better time than it's ever been if you have a hobby, if you have a passion, and you're building a following on Instagram ... to potentially turn into something that could be a real business," Alexis Ohanian says.
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A misunderstood tech giant and the "nerds" who created it

Oct 4, 2018
We're talking about Reddit. A new book takes a deep dive into the site's history and impact.
Alexis Ohanian, one of Reddit's co-founders, attends WORLDZ Cultural Marketing Summit 2017 in Los Angeles.
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The CEO of Reddit: “We are not the thought police ... but we do care about how you behave”

Steve Huffman of Reddit says his team wrestles with the gray areas. "We debate these issues quite a bit."
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Reddit's CTO on shedding its "dystopian Craigslist" vibe

The platform is getting a redesign, but how far will that go toward attracting a broader audience?
A screenshot of the new Reddit layout.
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The Source Code: Ellen Pao

Nov 15, 2017
Our conversation with Ellen Pao on the pervasive sexual harassment problem in venture capital.
Ellen Pao leaves the San Francisco Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse during a lunch break from her trial on March 25, 2015, in San Francisco. Pao, Reddit's interim CEO, is suing her former employer, Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers, for $16 million alleging she was sexually harassed.
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Hello, goodbye: When execs make a quick exit

Mar 20, 2017
Uber's new president is leaving. He joins former leaders at Reddit, Yahoo, Twitter and others who served abbreviated terms.
Ellen Pao stepped down from her job as Reddit's CEO just months after she was appointed.
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Reddit announces plan to curb "toxic users"

Dec 1, 2016
CEO Steve Huffman announced he'll remove some users after he apologized for pranking them.
Steve Huffman, CEO of Reddit.
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The anthropology of online communities

Sep 23, 2016
Reddit anthropologist and community manager Christine Moellenberndt on what makes online communities real
How can an anthropologist help create and maintain engaging online communities?
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Reddit proposes new rules

Jul 17, 2015
The revolving door has deposited co-founder Huffman in the corner office.

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