All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Yishan Wong’

Alexis Ohanian Returns to Reddit as Executive Chairman, Yishan Wong Resigns as CEO

Today brings a bit of a shakeup at the top of reddit corporate HQ, as CEO Yishan Wong has resigned his position. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced the news in a blog post, saying that the company is “grateful for his contributions over the last few years, including growing reddit from 35M to 174M, and we have a team in …

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Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Steps Down

Yishan Wong took the CEO reins at reddit months after the “Front Page of the Internet” was spun off from Condé Nast. Wong became CEO in March, 2012. He has now handed in his resignation. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian broke the news in a blog post, saying, “We are grateful for his contributions over the last few years, including growing …

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Reddit to Donate 10% of Ad Revenue to Charity

Although the massively popular beast that is the reddit machine is still struggling to turn a profit, that has in no way dampened its giving spirit. The company has just announced that it is going to donate 10% of this year’s advertising revenue to charity–charities that the reddit community votes upon. When 2014 comes to a close and reddit tallies …

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Reddit CEO Talks About Site Being ‘In The Red’

On Wednesday, reddit announced some changes to its list of default subreddits. These are the ones the site shows on its front page to new and logged out users, and those who haven’t bothered to personalize their own homepages. As part of the change, reddit decided to eliminate popular subreddits r/atheism and r/politics from the list because they were deemed …

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A Lot More People Are Using Reddit, And It Needs More Money

Reddit announced in a blog post today that it reached 3.8 billion pageviews and 46 million unique visitors in October. The site continues to see tremendous growth. In August, it was at 3.4 billion pageviews and 42.9 million unique visitors. As reddit grows, however, it also needs money to sustain that growth. CEO Yishan Wong is giving users a choice: …

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