Reddit: The Popular American Social News Platform

Reddit: The Popular American Social News Platform

Reddit is a social media news aggregation platform founded in the United State of America co-founder by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian.

Reddit is known as a web content rating, and discussion website, where user can register,submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other members.

Furthermore, Post on reddit are organized by subject into user-created boards called “subreddits”, which cover various topics such as news, science, books, fitness,movies, video games, music, food, and image-sharing.

Users post with more up-votes appear at the top of their subreddit and, if they receive enough votes, ultimately on the site’s front page. There are various strict rules prohibited on reddit.com such as harassment, hate speech. Reddit’s has administrators, that spend enough time toward considerable posts on moderating the site.

In February 2018, Reddit recorded 542 million monthly visitors and 234 million unique users on the website which spike their ranking as the Number 3 most visited website in U.S. and Number 6 in the world, according to Alexa.

With 57.4% of reddit’s user base coming from the United States, followed by the United Kingdom at 7.5% and Canada at 6.3%, it became the popular news platform in the world. Across 2018, Reddit also recorded about 153 million posts submissions, 1.2 billion comments, and 27 billion upvotes from its users.

Condé Nast Publications acquired reddit in October 2006. Reddit became a subsidiary of Condé Nast’s parent company, Advance Publications, in September 2011.Reddit operated as an independent entity As of August 2012. Reddit headquarter is based in San Francisco, California United State of America

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