Have you ever wished there was somewhere to discuss all of your interests and favorite topics in one place? If the answer is "yes," then wish no more. With Reddit, not only can you converse about the things you love with like-minded people, but you can also stay up to date with all of the world's latest news stories and trending topics.
Reddit, nicknamed "The Front Page of the Internet," was initially founded in 2005 by two college roommates and eventually launched the mobile app in 2014. With this social app, you can browse posts from thousands and thousands of separate communities and interact with other users all over the globe.
Reddit's primary feature lets you find, subscribe to, and participate in many user-created communities, which are called "Subreddits." Each of these Subreddits is centered around a specific theme or topic that its posts relate to. These topics can be just about anything, whether sports teams, musical artists, hobbies, or even funny concepts like poorly designed products or cat memes.
Within every subreddit, there will be posts from users, and within those posts, there will be comments; you can upvote the posts and comments you like and downvote the ones you dislike. The posts can be text, images, videos, or GIFs, whereas comments are text only. When browsing a Subreddit, you can choose to sort the posts by most-upvoted, newest, or even most controversial, and the same goes for comments. All of your posts and comments will be public, but you can send private messages back and forth with other users as well.
Once you have a user profile, opening Reddit will bring you to a customized homepage that displays posts from the communities you've subscribed to and browsed. Alternatively, you can check out the main Reddit homepage; here, you are shown a selection of some of the day's most popular posts from around the world. This is where you'll typically find the most impactful news stories as well as the funniest and most exciting stuff the app has to offer.
Reddit features a live-streaming option that they call the Reddit Public Access Network. With this feature, you can run a live feed through the app for up to three hours, and other users can watch and interact with you. If the viewers dig what you're doing, they can show their support by offering "awards", which extend the amount of time you're allowed to stream.
If you subscribe to Reddit Premium, you can enjoy an ad-free app experience and a handful of other perks. You'll have access to exclusive Subreddits, custom profile icons, and a hefty supply of
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