/r/Bitcoin is a community on the popular social sharing website Reddit. This community was founded September 9th, 2010 by Atlas, and has become one of the largest bitcoin communities for news, community feedback, and up to date information about companies and relevant activities to all things Bitcoin.
The Community has grown substantially, particularly after the 2013 October hack of Bitcointalk. As of August 2015, the Community boasts over 170,000 users and often has between 500 to 900 users browsing the threads at any given moment during the day. Some notable events covered on /r/bitcoin include The Goldman Sachs Secret Tapes The Western Union Copyright Suit over Parody Mt. Gox Ex. Employee AMA in Aug. 2015 and the direct message from Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales.