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Social Networking Stats: Reddit Earns 56 Billion Pageviews in 2013, #RLTM Scoreboard

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week

Facebook: 1.19 billion monthly active users via Facebook
YouTube over 1 billion monthly unique users via YouTube
Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users via Twitter
Qzone: 599 million monthly active users via TechCrunch
Sina Weibo: over 500 million users via The Next Web
Renren: over 170 million users via iResearch iUser Tracker
VK: over 200 million registered users via VK
LinkedIn: 259 million active users via LinkedIn
Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users via GlobalWebIndex
Tumblr: 164 million blogs via Tumblr
Instagram: 150 million users via Instagram
Vine: 40 million registered users via Vine
Tagged: 20 million unique monthly users via Tagged
Foursquare: 40 million users via CNET
Pinterest: 70 million users via The Next Web
Reddit: 100 million monthly unique visitors via Reddit
WhatsApp: 200 million monthly active users via TechCrunch
SnapChat:  ???? via TechCrunch

Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.  

Reddit Earns 56 Billion Pageviews in 2013

reddit has 731 million unique users in 20132013 was a big year for Reddit. The site saw 56 billion pageviews from 731 million unique visitors, according to the Reddit blog.

Reddit users are spreading the wealth among posts; out of over 40 million posts in 2013, the most popular post had just 3.6 million pageviews.

Reddit (registered) users submit content as links or text posts.  Posts are then ranked as users vote each submission ‘up’ or ‘down;’ this rank determines where a post appears on the site.

Here’s a few more of Reddit’s year-end stats:

  • average visit duration of 15 min 55 sec
  • 404,603,286 comments
  • 6.7 billion total votes (comment and link votes)

The U.S. was by far the top country in terms of unique visitors, with 48.5 million. Next in line was Canada (7.4 million), followed by the United Kingdom (6.1 million).

Founded in 2005, Reddit has played an interesting role in internet culture, but has yet to achieve profitability.  A new electronic bazaar, ‘Reddit Gifts,’ is meant to change that; the site takes a 15-20% cut from every purchase made on the bazaar.  Even Bill Gates participated in the “mostly geek-oriented” Secret Santa exchange on Reddit Gifts this holiday season (Reuters).

Will Reddit’s niche market – with users that are notoriously wary of heavy advertising – respond well to this venture into e-commerce?

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