Reddit administrator dylan has come out with a proposal in response to the said demand for a bitcoin payment option when advertising on reddit.
In a post on the bitcoin subreddit- and subsequently linked in the potcoin, dogecoin and reddcoin subreddits- dylan suggests a workaround: create an account with buysellads, reddit’s advertising partner, and fund it with bitcoin. From there, pay for ads on reddit.
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dylan concedes that this approach is far from ideal. However, it can serve as an initial step towards fulfilling Bitcoiners’ demands in full. Should their demand bitcoin-paid advertising prove strong enough, it is then worthwhile for reddit to develop a dedicated tool for this purpose.
Several subreddits are listed as available for advertising, although ironically, r/bitcoin is not one of them: Cryptocurrency, eSports, Motorsports, Design and Gaming.
Users have indeed pointed this out and mentioned that they won’t be advertising until this is sorted out. dylan says the only option for targeting r/bitcoin alone is with sponsored headlines.