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Pao: The Perfect Patsy

Redditors rejoiced last Friday when it was announced that interim CEO Ellen Pao would be stepping down as leader of the popular social website, effective immediately. 447 more words

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Redditnacht: The Purge Begins

Yesterday, Reddit CEO and co-founder Steve Huffman posted this:

Hey Everyone,

There has been a lot of discussion lately —on reddit, in the news, and here internally— about reddit’s policy on the more offensive and obscene content on our platform.

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Reddit CEO: This Site Is Not ‘a Bastion Of Free Speech’

Reddit, the popular site that spotlights both the light and dark side of the Internet, seems to be going through an existential crisis since the… 296 more words

Reddit CEO: This site is not ‘a bastion of free speech’

Reddit, the popular site that spotlights both the light and dark side of the Internet, seems to be going through an existential crisis since the… 299 more words

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Former Reddit CEO Says Ellen Pao Served As A Scapegoat

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Reddit’s former CEO shared his stinging stance on what caused the website’s moderators to revolt and eventually push out interim CEO Ellen Pao. 274 more words

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So it wasn't Ellen Pao who fired that popular Reddit staffer after all? But the angry mob isn't apologizing.

As you may recall, the recent week of hate and abuse directed at Reddit CEO Ellen Pao, which led to her becoming ex-Reddit-CEO Ellen Pao, was triggered by the firing of a popular admin Victoria Taylor, one of the few people on Reddit’s staff who actually seemed to respond to user concerns.  596 more words

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Ex-Reddit CEO claims beloved employee was fired by co-founder

More details surrounding the unexpected dismissal of a beloved Reddit employee have emerged from a post penned by Yishan Wong, Reddit’s former CEO.

Late Sunday, Wong wrote that the decision to dismiss Victoria Taylor, the woman in charge of Reddit’s AMA sessions that often included celebrity guests, came from co-founder Alexis Ohanian. 109 more words

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