Reddit Recap 2022: Redditors Embraced Their Mistakes, Learned About Global Events

The return of the r/place April Fools’ stunt after 5 years was a rousing success

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Reddit released its Reddit Recap 2022 Thursday, taking a deep dive into the more than 430 million posts (up 14% compared with 2021) and roughly 2.5 billion comments (up 7% year-over-year) on its platform through November.

The company wrote in its introduction, “Our annual Reddit Recap is here. With more than 100,000 active communities from around the world across Reddit, there are a lot of conversations happening in any given moment. So, we jump in our very own wayback machine to provide insight into 2022’s most memorable moments, highlight our most active communities and reveal the biggest conversation drivers on Reddit and beyond.”

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