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Reddit Gifts is Building a Marketplace for Small Artists and Makers

Rodrigo Mejia

With just 28 employees, Reddit has come a long way from its launch in 2005 to become a giant among social news sites, gathering all things viral and cat-related while also serving as a place for raw and honest exchange. Making use of all that content, Reddit "has begun pouring resources into building an electronic bazaar." Known as Reddit Gifts, some 250,000 items have been bought and exchanged on the market this holiday season alone, providing another online outlet for artists and makers.

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