Is Reddit Too Big?

Reddit Dog

It doesn’t matter whether or not you’ve heard of Reddit or ever visited it. If you watch the news, check your Facebook feed, or see a meme on a regular basis, the chance that you’ve seen content that originated from or spread as a result of Reddit is nearly 100%.

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Imgur now has its own store

Imgur now has its own store

Our beloved picture editing site, Imgur recently became more of a social bookmarking site for images to be voted on by its community and as it is growing it has now opened its own store for us to support and sport the Imgur logo and brand.

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Why Does Flickr Hate Social Media?

Technically speaking, Flickr IS a social media site.

You share images and videos (yes, you can share videos there, in case you hadn’t heard) and allow people to share and comment on them, so Flickr fits into the minimum criteria for being considered a social media site. With that out of the way, why is the site designed to do this:

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Social News “Darling” Imgur Has Staggering Statistics

When Imgur.com first hit the scene a year ago, it quickly became the “hip” way to post, host, and share images on Reddit. Digg took notice and it soon became the most popular image site there as well.

A year later, one thing is certain – Imgur’s numbers as a result are nothing short of amazing. While these numbers are nothing compared to more well-known image sites such as Flickr, Photobucket, or Imageshack, it is still impressive considering that the traffic is almost entirely social media driven.

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Imgur.com: How Images are Done on Social News Sites

Imgur.com understands social media better than any other image-storage service on the Internet.

“How the hell did flickr get through our defenses?”

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