It is 2015 and for many working in tech, it is still not a good time to be a woman.
Reddit’s new chief executive Steve Huffman has promised to reconsider the online communities policies “from first principles” but defended many recent changes as he tries to rebuild its reputation.
Victoria Taylor, the popular Reddit executive behind the "Ask Me Anything" series, is finally speaking out after her dismissal sparked an angry wave of protests across the site earlier this week.
Reddit, the giant discussion forum for everyone from political junkies and comic book nerds to billiards enthusiasts and anarchists, is going through an insurrection – one that threatens the very existence of the pre-eminent social news sharing site.
After a clampdown on offensive discussion boards and the firing of a high profile executive prompted backlash from Reddit users, the interim CEO of the so-called front page of the Internet issued an apology Monday.
A petition calling for Ellen Pao, Reddit's CEO, to step down has been signed by over 14,000 people who feel she is destroying the Reddit community.
Voat, the main destination for the diaspora of disgruntled Redditors who left Reddit in protest at perceived censorship, has been dropped by its web host for “politically incorrect” content.
US national security authorities may now view Reddit as a way to spy on people.
Halfway through 2015, one of the largest white supremacist communities on the internet was closed down. The “Chimpire”, a loose network of forums with names like “CoonTown” and “Teenapers”, had started in 2013 with the founding of the virulently racist “GreatApes” forum.
Reddit has announced its move into news publishing (along with everyone else) with the launch of standalone site, Upvoted.