Bitcoin Subreddit Passes 1,200,000 Subscriber Milestone

The subreddit has been around since November 2012 but, since then, has seen a meteoric rise in popularity. At the beginning of 2017, the subreddit boasted only around 200,000 subscribers. This number ballooned during the bull run that year to 634,000 subscribers at the start of 2018. Beating expectations, this number continued to climb through the bear market of 2018 and kept taking off in 2019. Since January 2018, the number of subscribers has close to doubled.

At the start of 2019, the subreddit hit a milestone of 1M subscribers. Adding another 200,000 members since then, the community has become the largest Bitcoin community online.

Earlier this year, BeInCrypto reported on r/Bitcoin’s increasing subscriber account despite a decline in Google search interest. In May, searches related to the first and foremost cryptocurrency were only at 10 percent of their previous all-time high. Therefore, r/Bitcoin has exceeded all odds in increasing its community despite the lull in Google interest. Read More...