Reddit announces new policies in wake of user revolt

CEO Steve Huffman announced ’emergency fixes’ including quarantining the site’s most toxic communities and a new content policy.

Reddit has been scrambling to recover from a series of high-profile shakeups at the site that didn’t sit well with its enormous user base.

This week, more reports surfaced revealing that the company is “hemorrhaging women.

Its response? New CEO Steve Huffman is seeking to up the transparency for the site, which has historically kept users in the dark on upgrades and features. [Keep your cool in a crisis with these 13 tips.]

After the dustup that followed the ouster of popular employee Victoria Taylor and mounting discontent among users, Ellen Pao stepped down as CEO. Huffman took over and prioritized the retooling of its content policy.

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