Topic: Alexis Ohanian

Victoria Taylor Reflects on Her Time at Reddit and Life at the Center of a Media Maelstrom

After 2,500 AMAs, she believes 'everyone's a celebrity'

When Reddit's long-simmering user frustrations boiled over into full-blown revolt last month, Victoria Taylor quickly and unintentionally became the rebellion's most celebrated martyr. Best known for coordinating the site's popular Ask…

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Steps Down After Outrage From Firing Talent Director

Co-founder Steve Huffman takes over

Just one week after Reddit moderators revolted against the firing of the site's director of talent Victoria Taylor, interim CEO Ellen Pao has resigned. The move was revealed on Reddit…

Reddit's Pick for New Ad Leader Shows the Site Is Getting Serious About Mobile

Hires Zubair Jandali away from Google

Reddit's ad team has a new leader as the "Front Page of the Internet" forges ahead with a mobile and marketing push. The company hired Zubair Jandali from Google, who…

Alexis Ohanian surprisingly returns to the company he helped found.

Alexis Ohanian Is Returning to Help Run Reddit

CEO Yishan Wong abruptly exits, reportedly over office space squabble

Reddit is going through a shake-up, but co-founder Alexis Ohanian wants to assure its members that they're in good hands—his own. Ohanian, who left Reddit in 2010 to become a…

Internet Lobby Looks Beyond SOPA

Premiere of Silicon Prairie documentary shows path

The Internet community is getting its lobby act together, sort of. At the very least, it has more associations than ever before representing its interests in Washington. “The more the…

Reddit Hits the Road

Taking its open-Internet battle into the real world, the social news site campaigns cross-country

Launched in 2005, the social news site Reddit has become one of the most peculiar, powerful, and even controversial destinations on the Web. With 42 million unique visitors a month…

Reddit to Bring the Internet to the People

Social news website plans cross country bus tour

In early October, candidates will be wheeling across the country, feverishly shaking hands and kissing babies. It's a familiar, thoroughly rehearsed, and perfectly choreographed routine. But this fall, the candidates…