Optimizing posts for Reddit

Reddit’s engineers are actively ensuring that companies who wish to bypass the community aspect of the website and only promote themselves are prevented from doing so. If their algorithm thinks your account is too spammy or self-promoting, they will blacklist you. It really is as simple as that.

Can businesses use Flickr?

Flickr says their service is for personal, not business use. However, there are a number of businesses with Flickr accounts and it’s not clear to me that businesses may not use Flickr. However, business but not commercial use is a pretty fine line and there are a lot of ways for a business to fall afoul of the community, draw complaints and get an account shut down.