If you’ve never heard of Reddit, you must be living under a virtual rock. Last year alone the site racked up more than 82 billion pageviews and 725.85 million comments, making it the 25th most popular website in the world.
Reddit’s simple design has content categorized by subreddits. 853,824 subreddits, to be exact. Sections range from /r/worldnews to the cute and fuzzy /r/awww and the banal but captivating /r/mildlyinteresting. While the subject matter may be as diverse as the site’s users, there’s one thing these subreddits have in common: community managers or moderators, as they like to be called. They enforce subreddit rules, tame the trolls, and continue to look for ways to improve their little slice of the internet and make it more appealing for potential users. Continue reading →