Topic: Reddit

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…

Why It Looks Like the Cubs Are Wrapping Wrigley Field in Aluminum Foil

Reynolds' clever take on a rain tarp

When rain falls on Wrigley Field this season and the tarp gets rolled onto the field, Chicago Cubs fans will be treated to a clever marketing surprise. The Chicago Cubs and…

Here’s How to Make Your Marketing War Room More Zeitgeist Than Zombie

Real-time efforts must be perpetual, not pop up

In the 2000s we built media labs. In the 2010s we've built "live rooms"—much heralded pop-up work spaces in which brands and agencies sift through the noise of real-time data. Shenan…

How the Men's Room at Mullen Lowe L.A. Became a Reddit Sensation

Started with call for decorating suggestions

Mullen Lowe L.A.'s office manager just needed some advice on how to spruce up the agency's men's room for a client visit. She had no idea she was creating an…

Here's Why Twitter's Porn Problem Freaked Out Brands

10 million accounts could be sharing NSFW content

There are some dark corners of Twitter—accounts that take "not safe for work" content to new depths and that can spell big trouble for brands whose ads end up running…

Fast-Growing Social Apps Are Trying to Clean Out Their Darkest Corners

Yik Yak, Meerkat and more look to purge bullies, trolls and criminals

"Don't feed the trolls" has never been a more relevant piece of advice. The Web's established social media players as well as startups are trying to not just starve the…

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… Wants to Be the First Truly Social News Service

Instead of driving readers to a site, Andy Carvin flips the formula

The problem with the way journalists deliver news in social media, according to Andy Carvin, is that they're not actually delivering the news. Instead, the former NPR social media strategist says,…

An FCC Commissioner's Reddit AMA Went About as Terribly as You'd Expect

Mignon Clyburn gets buried under a downvote avalanche

Passionate support of net neutrality and vocal skepticism of government regulators are two of the few opinions shared by a majority of Redditors, as an FCC commissioner learned first-hand in…

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…