The year in Reddit: 37 billion page views, 400 million unique visitors, 30 million posts

From CNET:

Whether readers want to learn the complexities of how the Mars Curiosity rover was able to enter the Red Planet’s atmosphere or just see photos of cats being weird, they can go to Reddit. The social news site announced today its end-of-year stats and it appears that users are frequenting the site at an ever-increasing rate.

Reddit revealed that in 2012 it received 37 billion page views, 400 million unique visitors, and 30 million posts — not bad for one of the most simple Web sites on the Internet.

The site’s user population has skyrocketed since its inception. According to The Next Web, Reddit achieved 1 billion monthly page views in February 2011 and by December of that year it more than doubled that number. By October 2012, the site recorded more than 3.8 billion monthly page views and more than 46 million unique visitors.

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