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Reddit is home to thousands of communities, endless conversation, and authentic human connection

Reddit is home to thousands of communities, endless conversation, and authentic human connection. Whether you're into breaking news, sports, TV fan theories, or a never-ending stream of the internet's cutest animals, there's a community on Reddit for you. Reddit was founded by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian in 2005 and was acquired by Condé Nast in 2006.
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Reddit's C.E.O. on why he banned 'The_Donald' subreddit

  • Nytimes
  • 3 months ago

On Monday, Reddit barred more than 2,000 communities as part of a broad crackdown on hate speech.

After the bans were announced, Kevin Roose interviewed Mr. Huffman about the decision to take down The_Donald and many other subreddits. These are edited excerpts from the conversation.

Reddit's C.E.O. on why he banned 'The_Donald' subreddit

Reddit bans r/The_Donald and r/ChapoTrapHouse as part of a major expansion of its rules

  • The Verge
  • 3 months ago
  • Reddit will ban r/The_Donald, r/ChapoTrapHouse, and about 2,000 other communities today after updating its content policy to more explicitly ban hate speech.
  • The policy update comes three weeks after Black Lives Matter protests led several popular Reddit forums to go dark temporarily in protest of what they called the company’s lax policies around hosting and promoting racist content.
  • It marks a major reversal for a company whose commitment to free expression has historically been so strong that it once allowed users to distribute stolen nude photos freely on the site.
Reddit bans r/The_Donald and r/ChapoTrapHouse as part of a major expansion of its rules

Reddit names Y Combinator CEO Michael Seibel as Alexis Ohanian's replacement

  • The Verge
  • 4 months ago
  • Reddit has named Y Combinator CEO Michael Seibel to its board of directors.
  • In addition to running the well-known accelerator, Seibel also co-founded the live streaming company Justin.tv before it transformed into Twitch.
  • Seibel was Y Combinator’s first black partner prior to becoming CEO, and he has supported a number of initiatives to increase diversity in the tech industry, including BlackTech4BlackLives and Black Tech Weekend.
Reddit names Y Combinator CEO Michael Seibel as Alexis Ohanian's replacement
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