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Upvote this: Best of Reddit 2017 is peak internet

The most upvoted posts, AMAs and new communities on the "front page of the internet," ranked.


Nine hundred million comments and 12 billion upvotes later, Reddit has posted its best-of lists for 2017.

The fourth-most visited site on the internet says its most upvoted post was one called "The Senate. Upvote this so that people see it when they Google 'The Senate'." The second-ranking post, "Private Internet Access, a VPN provider, takes out a full page ad in The New York Times calling out 50 senators," also blended internet activism and politics, and two more focused on net neutrality.

Other top-10 posts told personal stories, such as No. 4, about a flight attendant who blew the whistle on human trafficking and No. 5, about a father seeking the perfect sunrise.

The site also highlighted its top AMAs, where users are encouraged to ask the host anything (No. 1: Bill Gates) and its largest new communities created in 2017 (No. 1: r/MovieDetails). Other "superlatives" include "Best Science-Themed March That Started With a Single Comment on Reddit," "Best Print Magazine Devoted to Meme Analysis" and "Most Upvoted Photoshop Battle."

Because internet.