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Reddit may charge content creators to post links to their own sites

By Shawn Knight
Oct 10, 2014
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  1. Reddit is a user-driven community whose business model depends on the submissions of its members. The model works as it should when a Redditor shares something clever, funny or otherwise useful found while surfing the web. Submitting original content, however,...

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  2. FF222

    FF222 TS Booster Posts: 84   +29

    So what would force member to mark their self-promotional posts as self-promotional? How hard would it be to get regular cross-promotions with other members (that wouldn't have to be marked as self-promotional) or simply use multiple accounts to get around the issue?
     
  3. JohnCB

    JohnCB TS Booster Posts: 118   +62

    Remind anyone else of Digg 2009 ?
     
  4. Matt12345170

    Matt12345170 TS Booster Posts: 100   +28

    This was an issue in the league of legends subreddit, glad they are addressing this.
     
  5. gobbybobby

    gobbybobby TS Guru Posts: 548   +8

    And so begins the story of the decline of reddit.
     
  6. Digg was manipulating it's content overriding the Up/Down system of it's users of it's favored partner's content.
     
  7. So the site with a repost problem is going to get more reposts by discouraging original content? Sounds like a great idea.
     

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