Reddit Revolt Ends, But What Will It Change?
Reddit's protest of the site's leadership has ended, but the relationship between the company and the site's community still seems pretty frosty.By Ben Lawson | July 5, 2015
Reddit's revolt against the site's leadership has ended rather quickly, but what that means for the community's relationship with administrators is still uncertain.
Over the weekend, the volunteer moderators of about 50 of the most trafficked subreddits set their threads to private, essentially shutting down large portions of the site. The lockdown was a response to the firing of a popular paid-staffer who ran the site's "Ask Me Anything" sections. (Video via Reddit)
It appears that most of those subreddits are back online and the protests have simmered down. But what kind of result, if any, the protests have had is unclear.