How Redditgifts is making money on altruism
July 13, 2013 6:03 PM   Subscribe

Does giving gifts to strangers make you happier? The people behind redditgifts think so, and are trying to monetize it.
posted by reenum (5 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I scroll to the bottom of the third link and it resets my browser in an annoying manner.

Also, I love gifts you internet strangers.

Be happy.
posted by cjorgensen at 6:24 PM on July 13, 2013

posted by leotrotsky at 6:29 PM on July 13, 2013 [7 favorites]

I never assumed that the redditgifts store wasn't taking a cut and I'm not sure why I should have. Am I supposed to be outraged?

I stand by my double negative.
posted by jrsnr at 10:41 PM on July 13, 2013 [1 favorite]

The link under "giving gifts to strangers" makes more sense under monetize.
posted by michaelh at 11:01 PM on July 13, 2013

I'm pretty active on reddit and redditgifts. I love surprising random internet people with gifts, and getting surprised in the same turn.
posted by deezil at 11:11 AM on July 14, 2013

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