Reddit is a platform that builds online communities based on their interests. As cryptocurrencies and blockchain has gained traction since introduction in 2009, several sub-reddits have been formed in order to track developments in the space. In this post we list the top 5 sub-reddits about cryptocurrencies.
Top 5 Sub Reddits about Cryptocurrency and BTC
r/bitcoin (418,570 members)
At any particular moment, there are more than 10,000 users online. This is the most popular subreddit about blockchain. Given that bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency to be introduced, it has attracted many enthusiasts, traders and curious people who want to know more about blockchain. Most of the discussion here is about Bitcoin price level, bitcoin news such as recent segwit and other cryptocurrency related debate
This is also a major blockchain subreddit with current 170,000 members. At any time, there are about 3000 users online. The discussions here are wide ranging on areas related to other cryptocurrencies. There are also discussions about blockchain, general society concerns and issues related to blockchain, discussing the market capitalization of various cryptocurrencies among other related topics.
This subreddit focuses on Ethereum related topics. Ethereum is the second most used cryptocurrency after Bitcoin. The discussions here mainly try to compare Ethereum with Bitcoin. For example, one of the major discussions is the future of Ethereum given that the price has not risen as fast as Bitcoin. The discussion also delves into other related topics such as cryptocurrency wallets, exchanges and developments in the blockchain space. There are more than 150,000 active members on this subreddit.
This is similar to r/bitcoin subreddit but with fewer members. Currently, r/btc has 85,000. The debate here is mainly about comparing the two main bitcoins: the original Bitcoin and Bitcoin cash that was formed after the split. One of the major posts in this section is ‘why do r/bitcoin and r/btc hate each other?’. This discussion has been heated up especially during the recent segwit that was later cancelled. Later the price of BCH went up as the community became excited about prospects of Bitcoin cash.
r/dogecoin (82,073 members)
Dogecoin community has 82,073 members. Dogecoin is also a mainstream cryptocurrency that has gained traction in the last few months. This subreddit community mainly engages in issues related to developments in dogecoin as well as speculating on the future of the coin. Furthermore, the community shares tips, opinions and reviews of different exchanges and wallets that are used to access dogecoin.