Reddit’s top three posts of 2021 were all from WallStreetBets

reddit’s top three posts of 2021 were all from wallstreetbets

Stonks go brr. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Reddit is taking a look back at some of the site’s biggest moments and trends from 2021, and perhaps unsurprisingly, posts from r/wallstreetbets were the most upvoted posts of the year. r/wallstreetbets became hugely popular after GameStop’s stock price skyrocketed in January and as people followed updates from Keith Gill (aka DeepFuckingValue / Roaring Kitty), the trader who invested heavily in GameStop ahead of the stock’s surge.

Here are the top five most upvoted posts, according to Reddit:

  • On r/wallstreetbets, a user bought a billboard in Times Square reading “$GME GO BRRR” and got more than 433K upvotes
  • A screenshotted tweet on r/wallstreetbets alleging Robinhood hid popular meme stocks and encouraging users to “take all the cash…

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