Question: What does Subreddit mean?

What is the difference between Reddit and Subreddit?

The subreddit is the heart of what makes Reddit…well, Reddit. Sub- is a prefix meaning “under,” so we can imagine subreddits as communities that fall under that broader Reddit umbrella. Subreddits are notated as /r/subreddit name. Users log onto Reddit and receive a news feed from the subreddits theyre subscribed to.

What is the purpose of a subreddit?

Reddit site members, also known as redditors, submit content which is then voted upon by other members. The goal is to send well-regarded content to the top of the sites front page. Content is voted on via upvotes and downvotes: arrows on which users click to the left of a post.

Why are they called Subreddits?

Why is it called Subreddit? From the etymology itself, the prefix “sub” means under or subordinate, plus the name of the website, “Reddit”. If put together, Subreddit = under Reddit. Subreddit has its name because it is under or a subsection of Reddit.

What is karma on Reddit for?

What Is Reddit Karma? Reddit karma is like a users score, totaling their amount of upvotes against their downvotes. It has a few practical benefits—namely, allowing you to start your own subreddit and join some exclusive communities—but mostly its about reputation.

Is Reddit ok for 10 year olds?

While exploring the app we came across inappropriate content and forums that contained adult themes that a child might find upsetting or confusing. Theres a high chance your child could come across this type of content and therefore we dont think Reddit is suitable for kids under the age of 18.

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