Alexis Ohanian

How to make a splash in social media

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Filmed Jan 2009 at TEDIndia 2009
  1. Facebook
  2. Twitter
  3. Email
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In a funny, rapid-fire 4 minutes, Alexis Ohanian of Reddit tells the real-life fable of one humpback whale's rise to web stardom. The lesson of Mister Splashy Pants is a shoo-in classic for meme-makers and marketers in the Facebook age.

Alexis Ohanian
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Alexis Ohanian is the co-founder an executive chairman of Reddit, a social-voting news website with geek allegiances, a small-town feel and a penchant for lighting up the memes your friends IM you about next week.  Full bio.

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