Exploring the Many Communities of Reddit: An Introduction
Reddit may have flaws and issues, but it is also a wonderful platform with many benefits for its users. Reddit allows users to create subject based communities called subreddits. Even though many subreddits are small or only exist for entertainment (which itself can be important), and a few subreddits are toxic and harmful, many of Reddit’s communities are great places for people to learn and grow, for people to get much needed information or advice, for likeminded people to interact, and so much more. Even though it must be acknowledged that there are issues with Reddit, it also serves many important functions and helps a lot of people in various ways.
In this series, I plan to discuss some of the best known, as well as some less known, communities of Reddit. I plan to explore their advantages and disadvantages, their benefits and costs, the good and the bad, the pretty and the ugly. I want to detail the goals of these subreddits and discuss how well they achieve these goals as well as any issues they have. I will also highlight some of the most popular and important things to come from each of these communities.
Here’s where I need your help. Other than reading and supporting this series, I want to here your suggestions and thoughts! I want you to tell me what subreddits I should cover and I want your feedback on my articles.
I want to explore the many positive parts of Reddit, and I need your help to do it!