reddit (pronounced "red it") is a social news website, owned by Condé Nast Digital, a subsidiary of Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. Users have the option to submit links to content on the Internet or submit "self" posts that contain original, user-submitted text. Other users may then vote the posted links "up" or "down" with the most successful links gaining prominence by reaching the front page. In addition, users can comment on the posted links and reply to other commentators consequently forming an online community. Reddit users (also referred to as redditors) may create their own topical sections, known informally as subreddits and officially as reddits, for which to submit their links and to comment, while appealing to a specific niche.
The appearance of submissions on the front page is determined by the age of the submission, positive to negative feedback ratio and the total vote count. The submissions which appear on the front page can be customized by the user, who can subscribe or unsubscribe to any number of communities. Dozens of submissions cycle through the front page daily.
The site also has discussion areas in which users may discuss submissions... Read More