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Reddit Gifts: Why giving presents to internet strangers is so much fun

'Tis better to give ... to online strangers.


Matt Silverman

Internet Culture

Posted on Dec 21, 2020   Updated on Dec 22, 2020, 8:47 am CST

If you’d like the brighten the day of an internet stranger, look no further than Reddit Gifts, the yearly online celebration where more than 100,000 Secret Santas swap gifts around the world.

On this week’s episode of 2 GIRLS 1 PODCAST, Alli and Jen talk with Janet, a redditor who has swapped 19 gifts with strangers over the course of her Secret Santa sleuthing.

Janet shares the excitement of shopping for (and online stalking!) strangers, the fun of receiving great gifts, some life-changing stories from the community, and what happens when you get matched with Bill Gates or Best Buy as your Secret Santa.

Listen to episode 157 of #2G1P here:

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*First Published: Dec 21, 2020, 12:58 pm CST