Reddit is an American website that combines conversation, content rating, and social news aggregation. Members of the community who have registered themselves as “Redditors” publish links, text posts, photos, and videos to the website. After that, other users can vote for or against these submissions. As we are bidding adieu to 2023 and getting ready to welcome 2024, Reddit has a recap of hot topics in 2023 that got Indians scrolling the site!
Reddit Recap: 4 Hot Topics That Indians Were Talking About
This is the time of year when we get ready to relive the bizarre, hilarious, and memorable incidents that shaped the year’s internet humour. Indian Redditors discovered a throbbing centre in their country’s excitement and accomplishments, while international trends like Wes Anderson and Barbie were the talk of the town.
Beyond the cricket pitch, Netizens were bleeding blue over everything from the biggest blockbusters to India’s lunar expedition. The AMAs, communities, and threads that Indians were browsing through in 2023 are presented here.
1. Chandrayaan-3 Moon Landing
Redditors from outside of India also applauded “the switch from horizontal to vertical trajectory within a few seconds” following the Chandrayaan-3 lunar landing, sparking a mixture of scientific awe and patriotism. And that’s your greatest collection of precious memories, Bollywood Whispers, your most insane talks, and everything else.
2. Social Worker, St. Broseph: The Most Upvoted Indian AMA
Hey guys! St. Broseph here. I am a Social Worker and a Redditor since 10 years. I’ve helped thousands of Redditors deal with their problems in Bengaluru and have started the St. Broseph Army, a volunteer group with 2000+ active members. Ask me anything about my journey social work, or anything else!
We all discovered our tribe, from the epic threads of the pink cycle. It won over Redditors by “healing the inner child” and went on to become one of the most popular posts of the year, to the most upvoted Indian AMA of the year. It is dedicated to St. Broseph, where users thanked him “for making the world a better place!” They also joined forces to provide and accept volunteer assistance.
3. r/cricket: Cricket World Cup 2023
Redditors enthusiastically applauded the Australian cricket team’s victory at the Cricket World Cup, which was hosted in India. This event brought cricket enthusiasts together and made r/cricket one of the most active communities. It showcases support and passion across multiple cricket communities.
4. r/BollyBlindsNGossip: Jawan, The Bollywood Hit!
Jawan, a Bollywood hit that broke records, had a significant role in the quick ascent of r/BollyBlindsNGossip. And it became India’s most active community. It was after KWK mentioned Lord Bobby Deol and any other moments from India’s vibrant cinema scene, along with ‘r/instacelebsgossip,’ which became one of the most viewed communities in India.
A community of Bollywood enthusiasts came together to discuss whether Indian paparazzi were right to call out celebrities at the NMAAC launch, which made the red carpet abuzz.
These highlights are your backstage ticket to everything that warmed our hearts and lit up our screens over the hectic year that was this one, regardless of how long you’ve been a Redditor or how recently you joined the party.
Comment below and tell us what you were scrolling through in 2023 on Reddit. Also, tell us what got you interested and what you were posting on social media.
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