REDDITTHE FRONT PAGE OF THE INTERNET Warning: Discovery of Reddit could lead to lost amounts of time.
WHAT IS REDDIT?! Reddit is a popular online bulletin board. That compiles popular links. Reddit was founded in 2005 by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian. It was acquired by Conde Nast Publications in October 2006, and in2011 they split and are run by advanced publications. Reddit has various sections that draw major interest such as /r/funny,/r/pics and “I Am A”. “I Am A” features celebrities that answerquestions posted by redditors. They have had people from JimmyKimmel, Ron Paul, and Stephen Colbert to Barack Obama.
WHAT’S THERE TO KNOW ABOUT REDDIT? Reddit is FREE! Easy signup with NO email required. Users post links, whether it be articles or pictures and then receive “karma”which is an up vote based on whether they like the content. • You can also get up votes and down votes for comments. Reddit.com is just the homepage where all the major up voted links are shown. • It then breaks down into “sub-reddits”. There’s roughly over 67,000 sub reddits and the list grows every day. Of course some are more active than others.
WHO USES REDDIT? Reddit can be used by anyone. • The various sections that are available, and easy to navigate, let users find what interests them. It’s great way to stay informed of news, upcoming probable viralvideos, and just to pass time. You really do get lost track of time afteryou’ve gone through so many links.
BUSINESSES AND REDDIT Some companies post content in their sub-reddits, and then you havesome followers of certain companies that post good things about them, ifa stranger posts content it’s bound to get more views as it is deemed un-bias. Some interesting articles get posted regarding various companies.There are some companies such as “Stanley Steamer” That post videosare cringe worthy attempts at a viral video. Videos that are posted toReddit often get thousands of views due to the traffic that Reddit has.
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