Topic: Reddit

Why Facebook's New Button May Not Actually Say 'Dislike' After All

Marketers need to get ready anyway

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today during a town hall-style event at his company's Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters that it's developing alternatives to the "like" button. Many observers immediately reported…

How an Alien Doodle Became Reddit's Simple, Versatile Logo

Meet Snoo, the most recognizable extraterrestrial since E.T.

This is the story of how a bored college kid let his mind wander in class and wound up changing the world. Wait—haven't we heard this one before? You bet…

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 Considers Banning 'Anything That Harasses, Bullies or Abuses an Individual or Group'

Site may also exile racist forums behind opt-in wall

This afternoon, Reddit's recently re-appointed CEO, Steve Huffman, asked the site's massive readership to weigh in on new policies regarding the site's content. In a lengthy announcement post inviting users to ask…

These Digital Stats Show Exactly Why Google Fears Facebook Ads

Report reveals changes in the industry

Facebook continues to apply pressure to Google's ad business, showing that the social network's boldness is paying off, according to new research from Adobe. Adobe looked at the last three months…

Reddit's Big Challenge Is Drawing Newcomers to the Sprawling, Quirky Community

'Solve it, and we are unstoppable,' CEO says

Reddit's new CEO has revealed what he sees as the biggest issue facing his massive online community—how to attract and keep new users. It's a problem for many quirky, niche Internet…

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…

Minions Inspire Love and Hatred With Their Marketing Run Amok

They're freaking everywhere

It was all bound to happen because that's how the Internet works: First we prop big sensations up, and then we revel in their downfall. And that's exactly what has…

Here Are 10 Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

Lots of great soccer data, but more than just that

The Women's World Cup recently dominated digital and real-life discussions, as the U.S. women's team thrilled fans, winning the title Sunday and bringing home the World Cup trophy. So, our…

Reddit Moderators Revolt Over Site's Firing of Popular Talent Director Victoria Taylor

Subreddits shutter after key AMA organizer is let go

As America readies for fireworks, Reddit is grappling with darkness. Hundreds of Reddit's community forums—called subreddits—have been made inaccessible to the public in protest after the San Francisco-based company dismissed its…