The Secret Life of Reddit, a New Yorker profile

The New Yorker’s Nick Hanauer has revealed the secrets of Reddit’s community, and the fascinating things that went on behind the scenes of its creation.

In this article, Hanauer reveals how the site was conceived, and how it became one of the most popular online communities.

He also explains how the founders built a massive, dedicated subreddit and how its growth was helped along by a massive amount of community content.

Hanauer is the author of the best-selling The Big Picture: How the World Changed by Changing the Rules of the Game, and he is a contributing editor for The New York Times.

He was previously a columnist for The Washington Post and a writer for The Atlantic.