Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday August 30, 2012

The President Drops In on Reddit, Crashes Site

The President of the United States made history yesterday and also made Reddit’s day by dropping in for a half hour Q&A, doing a Reddit "Ask Me Anything". His appearance drew more than 200k visitors asking live questions, frequently bringing the site to a crawl in the process. The President managed to answer 10 questions in the half hour he had to spend; most notable was his response to for support of Internet freedom.

Internet freedom is something I know you all care passionately about; I do too. We will fight hard to make sure that the internet remains the open forum for everybody آ– from those who are expressing an idea to those to want to start a business