The site has banned communities including some with racist names that were dedicated to bashing minorities. Net still has a Reddit page, but the company said it was banned from advertising on the site."When we identify or are notified of an ad that's against our policy, we remove the ad, contact the advertiser and inform them of their specific infraction," the spokeswoman said.
Pan-Aryanism defines whites as individuals native to Europe, the Americas, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Western Asia who are wholly of Caucasian lineage or are overwhelmingly from the following Caucasian ethnic groups, or any combination thereof: Indo-European ("Aryan", including the Iranian and Indo-Aryan peoples), Old European (e.g.
On Thursday, a Reddit spokeswoman said the company "mistakenly" approved the ad Wednesday night after it slipped past human reviewers.
The company caught it and took it down the next day, she said.
Just last month, an ad ran on Snapchat that made light of domestic abuse, asking viewers if they would rather slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown.
The seemingly lax safeguards on digital have caused concern among many top brands over the past year.
Reddit has faced many of the same problems with objectionable and offensive unpaid content that You Tube, Facebook and Twitter have all confronted.