Why Reddit is going public

The 'front page of the internet' is facing criticism for the decision as well as its valuation

Reddit logo imposed on a stock graph
The platform could reach a valuation of up to $6.4 billion (£5 billion) in its US initial public offering
(Image credit: Illustration by Stephen Kelly)

Reddit users will be able to buy shares in the social media platform when it goes public next week.

Dubbed the "front page of the internet", Reddit is "gearing up for its much-anticipated stock market debut". It could reach a valuation of up to $6.4 billion (£5 billion) in its US initial public offering (IPO), said City A.M..

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