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I have asked myself the same question. It was founded in 2005 by a couple students and became an internet success very quickly. Maybe it was because there was a niche for this type of site at the time but it now has millions of visitors each month.

It is loaded with information and I have found some of my favourite sites through it. If I'm looking for something new or if I have a problem that I can't solve Reddit is the answer. It attracts people from all over the world and even site owners will answer questions that members ask to try and help them out. I find some of the information is a little out of date but it still makes an interesting read.

I wonder if those students realised when they began just how popular the site would become. They should be proud.
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It isn't that difficult to see why Reddit has become so popular and successful over the years. Reddit was founded in 2005, it might sound like a short time, but it's actually a long time in relationships to the internet and social media. Although Google was officially launched in 1998, it's other major services like Gmail got launched in 2004, a year before Reddit. Facebook too was launched in 2004. Judging from this, you'd agree that Reddit has come along way and is also a media giant like the instances mentioned earlier.
Reddit is a forum where you can find almost every information you seek. This is because of user activities which has been going on since 2005. This was a period where sites like Reddit were rarely available as we see today. I guess we can refer to Reddit as a pioneer in it's line of operations. And unlike other early forums, Reddit stood it's ground and continue to strive regardless of any issues they might have faced at the start.
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