21 Jan '14, 7pm

@chris_morine & faq

This growth brings new diversity, new opportunities, and new challenges to our communities. There are now over 6,500 subreddits with over 100 subscribers. As we welcome new members into our communities, I'd like to take this opportunity to clarify how reddit works and what role moderators and admins play in the process. The most important fact is that reddit is not a single community; it's an engine for creating communities. A subreddit is a class of online community, just like mailing lists, forums, and chatrooms are. Each of the thousands of subreddits is a distinct community with its own purpose, standards, and readership. Subreddits are the secret to reddit's growth. As communities have scaled up, more focused ones have branched off of popular topics and posting practices. /r/AskReddit was created to consolidate and move question threads off of /r/reddit.com . Later, /...

Full article: http://blog.reddit.com/2011/09/how-reddit-works.html

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