The Best Subreddits You Should Follow to Get the Most Out of Reddit

Khamosh Pathak

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“The front page of the internet” … that’s the Reddit tagline.

And it’s not far off. Reddit started as a simple website for sharing links, which users up vote and down vote and ultimately the best content makes it to the front page. It remains that same simple site at its core, but I am sure most of you would agree that in the past few years, it has transformed from being a content sharing platform to a phenomenon. Heck, movies are being made on Reddit response.

All the fame (or criticism) aside, Reddit continues to be an excellent destination for finding awesome content that you otherwise might not have come across. And subreddits play a big role in this discovery and curation.

Subreddits are topics you can subscribe to and the best of a given subreddit shows up on your front page.

Reddit is huge. Really huge. There are a lot of subreddits, with new ones popping up every single day. If you are going to waste hours browsing funny, insightful, useful and interesting things on Reddit, you should follow the best Reddit has to offer.

1. SFW Porn

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It’s not what you think. This is about words, and pictures and scenery.

Subscribe:  ExposurePorn, SpacePorn

2. Discover Interesting Stuff

Reddit is the best way to find new and interesting things on the internet you normally would not. Be it a serene GIF or just a kitten doing aerobics.

Subscribe: InternetisBeautiful, woahdude

3. Interesting Q&A

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Reddit is a community where passionate users (and trolls) gather to ask interesting questions and attempt to answer them. The answers can range from right on money to borderline inappropriate. That said, there’s a lot you can learn from Reddit.

Subscribe: iAmA, AskScienceAskReddit

4. Learn Something

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You’ll find a subreddit for almost anything you can think of to learn. Want to learn to code, web design or computer science? We’ve got you covered. Looking to watch some lectures online? We’ve got those too.

In fact, there’s a whole University by redditors, for redittors called University of Reddit and it works just like many other online course ware websites.

5. Meta – Subreddits About Reddit

If you want to go deep, you’ve got to go meta. Reddit is huge. How do you keep track of all the things that are going on? Or find the best content? Subscribe to one of these subreddits to know all about it.

Subscribe: TLDR, TrueReddit

6. Laugh Out Loud

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Reddit is one of the best places to go to for amusement. May it be memes (and there are a lot of memes on Reddit) or a funny video or even a hilarious essay, Reddit has a lot of laughs to offer.

Subscribe: AdviceAnimals (for memes), Funny, humor, Jokes

7. All About Music

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There are many subreddits dedicated to making music, discovering new music and discussing it.

Learn Music: MusicTheory, LearnMusic

Discover & Discus: UnheardOf

8. Gaming

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If you are a fan of the art of gaming, Reddit has a lot to offer. From general purpose Gaming subreddit to specific subreddits for different games for PCs to consoles.

Subscribe: Gaming , Steam

9. Self-Improvement

Looking to improve yourself? Want to sleep less? Run more? Lose some weight? Form better habits? Reddit can help.

Subscribe: Fitness, GetMotivated, Meditation,

10. Indulge Your Inner Artist

Reddit is a place where different people with different sets of skills and passion get together. No matter if you are a writer, a painter, a graphic designer or just a stay at home mom who loves to knit cool hats, there’s a place to explore and grow your inner artist on Reddit.

Subscribe: Art, Design, Knitting 

Your Reddit

What does your front page look like? Any subreddits you just can’t live without? Share with us in the comments below.

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