Is Reddit's Harassment Policy Actually A Business Decision?
Reddit has implemented a new harassment policy to protect its community but it could be more in line with what its investors and advertisers want.By Ben Lawson | May 15, 2015
Reddit has announced it's cracking down on harassing behavior on the site after years of letting the community police itself.
It's been a long time since Reddit has been the scrappy new kid on the Internet. Its free-for-all, anything-goes attitude towards free speech gave it one of the largest communities on the Internet with nearly 1.5 million unique visitors a day. (Video via Reddit)
But because of the freedom it gave its users, cyber-bullying and harassment began to run rampant on the site and that soon began to eclipse its image.