That being said, I think there's a better compromise for the ad block than what they're doing at the moment. I don't care whether the ad space shows a kitten or an ad for Maccas, so it may as well generate them money (and if a company pulls advertising, well, that sucks, but that's how it goes. Better than having no advertising at all.)
Suddenly reddit has to make a call between having the
cash they require to stay afloat, and staying true to
That being said, I'm sure there's a compromise. If Obama is prepared to associate himself with the website (and I would have said that was a fairly poor decision on the campaign's part, but it didn't end up being a problem), then I'm sure there are advertisers. A bigger problem I suspect, is that it draws an audience who simply do not click on ads.