President Obama's Reddit AMA: The numbers are in, and they're huge

By Megan Garber

September 5, 2012

When President Obama took to Reddit for his "Ask Me Anything" session this week, he pretty much immediately brought down the site. Visitors trying to read the president's answers to questions posed by the Reddit community were, for a time, greeted with this: 

Reddit recovered, though, and was able to host an event that represented an escalation not just in terms of traffic, but in terms of public credibility. The president's AMA, Reddit announced today, is now "the only link in recorded history to have surpassed the front page." Below, some of those numbers:

Read more at The Atlantic.


By Megan Garber

September 5, 2012

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