The vibrant social news site Reddit said today that it had partnered with YouTube to deliver original videos based on the site’s features.
The social news site has retained a vibrant following despite a visual layout that has remained virtually unchanged since it launched.
YouTube helped fund the initial mini-series of three videos, which explain the stock market, the political situation in Syria and the writings of Friedrich Nietzche.
“For us, it’s more about encouraging the Reddit community and bigger community of producers, filmmakers and animators out there to create content, video, web series, shows … based on Reddit content,” Martin told The Hollywood Reporter.
Martin indicated that Reddit’s decision on whether to fund more original video production will depend on the response to the first set.