This is the untold story of how one of the world's most popular websites was hatched-and how it took on a mind of its own. It's a gripping read, and it's full of lessons for building startups and organizing communities.
Reddit is life. Or at least that's the case for millions upon millions of people on the Internet. Christine Lagorio-Chafkin has done a masterful job of explaining how Reddit became the Internet's dominant cultural force. Fast-paced, packed with insight and, above all, wonderfully entertaining, this is a must read for anyone hoping to make sense of the century ahead
A classic 'we were coders once, and young' tale . . . Lagorio-Chafkin fearlessly explores Reddit's dark edges
Incisive, witty and brilliantly written. Lagorio-Chadkin gives you a front row seat to the world-altering consequences of sometimes responsible decisions made by a few tiny humans on the front lines of the internet, nerds and all
I've heard every start-up story you can imagine, but Reddit's is as fascinating as it gets. Christine has captured what it really looks like to start a company and turned Reddit's struggle for success into a gripping, entertaining book that is a must-read for every entrepreneur
A triumph - a business book that reads like a page-turning novel . . . This book captures all the wonder and anxiety we feel about human connection in the social media age
The best, grittiest, most accurate book yet about what it's like to build a startup and a community from scratch (a struggle I know well). And it's a great story; truly fun to read!
You feel like you're inside the room during the most important moments of the site's history. Too many books on tech feel like they have been Googled together; Lagorio-Chafkin's is rich in original reportage
Excellent . . . Learn how the internet's front page got its mojo back