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For 10 year anniversary, Reddit reveals user stats

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 24 Jun 2015 11:40

For 10 year anniversary, Reddit reveals user stats Reddit proudly posted long awaited user stats in advance of their 10 year anniversary, as the site continues to grow to new heights.
Here are the stats:

10 years, 0 months, 0 days
(ok, fine, technically it's 9 years, 11 months, 30 days, 22 hours, and 16 minutes at time of posting this at 10 am PDT)
(also 5,258,776 minutes, 87,646 hours, 3651 days, or 521 weeks)

16,063,942,290 upvotes
(and 2,563,574,752 downvotes)

1,715,454,785 comments
(.36% of which mention cats)

334,626,161 monthly page views per Reddit engineer
(also 7,637,686 unique monthly visitors per engineer, at 30 engineers--we're hiring more!)

190,227,552 posts
(36% self posts vs link)

36,136,190 user accounts
(26,222 of which include some variation of "pm me" or "don't pm me" requests)

$29,559,467.54 spent on 877,218 presents for RedditGifts exchanges
(in 201 gift exchanges)

1,867,184 months of Reddit Gold purchased
(804,952 of which you've gifted to someone)

853,824 subreddits created
(9,601 of which were active yesterday)

213,078 lines of code total
(1,081,873 lines of code added and 868,795 removed in 10,128 commits since Jan. 23, 2007, the second complete rewrite of Reddit)

and 1 genderless, raceless, time-traveling alien from the future named Snoo.


Perhaps most importantly, the site says it has now donated over $2.6 million to charity and continues to do so.

Great job Reddit.

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