Reddit Digest: January 19, 2012
With 30 million unique visitors and close to 2 billion page views a month, it's safe to say a lot happens on the link-sharing and discussion site Reddit every day. There are more than90,000 sections on the site; a single discussion alone can sometimes attract more than 10,000 comments.
How can anyone keep track of it all? Our daily Reddit Digest highlights the most interesting or important discussions from around the site—every morning.
- It’s ever more common in r/funny to take screengrabs of people saying dumb things on Facebook or Twitter. Today, the subreddit focuses on people who didn’t understand the blackout. (r/funny)
- New Mexico’s Dr. Michael Hamm, a physicist, neuroscientist, and anti-SOPA essayist, did an AMA in conjunction with the announcement of his run for Congress, as did Sean Closson, a 25-year-old artist also from New Mexico. (r/IAmA)
- Today I Learned has a stunningly cool way to do multiplication. (r/TodayILearned)
- Try your hand at the test Thomas Edison designed for prospective National Park Service employees. (r/TrueReddit)
- Grab your popcorn. Redditors from r/ainbow and r/lgbt created a new subreddit to point out bigots in the LGBT community. Then r/rainbow and r/lgbt found out. (r/subredditdrama)