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'

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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 Me Anything (AMA) sessions with celebrities and other interesting figures, Taylor was abruptly terminated in early July, reportedly at the behest of Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian as part of his plan to change how the interview feature is managed. 

Without Taylor to serve as liaison to the site's volunteer AMA forum moderators, the subreddit closed itself to the public while organizers awaited more information from site administrators.



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