Parents need to know that Reddit can inform and influence kids to both positive and negative ends. It’s a site and app for free speech and kids will see things that are credible, factual, and charitable as well as silly, offensive, and weird. To a degree, a voting system helps police the area.
Links with the most positive votes float to the top of the page, but there’s no telling why people vote the way they do . Reddit is a peek into what people find interesting in the world and how they feel about it, but the adult attitudes and opinions expressed here can impact impressionable kids.