Reddit has been at the forefront of connecting users with interesting content for years now, but to date most of its efforts have been around just making it easier for its community to share things they’ve found elsewhere. Today, however, it took steps toward creating its own content with the launch of Reddit Video.
At Disrupt NY today, Ohanian showed a brief clip of the new product while in discussion with TechCrunch co-editor Alexia Tsotsis. To start, it will focus mostly on translating the site’s popular “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) interview format to video.
Reddit has already had AMAs with a number of celebrities, politicians, athletes and other public figures, but there are still a number of high profile interviewees Ohanian would like to participate. Ohanian mentioned that he’d like to have Jay-z and Beyonce do AMAs, as well as Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Also the pope…
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