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/r/hacking metrics (hacking: security in practice)

A subreddit dedicated to hacking and hackers. Constructive collaboration and learning about exploits, industry standards, grey and white hat hacking, new hardware and software hacking technology, sharing ideas and suggestions for small business and personal security.


Milestone Date Note
Mar 8, 2020 /r/hacking hits 1 Million subscribers
Dec 12, 2019 /r/hacking hits 900K subscribers
Aug 18, 2019 /r/hacking hits 800K subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/hacking hits 700K subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/hacking enters TOP 300 subreddits
Jan 10, 2018 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Dec 14, 2017 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Dec 3, 2017 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Dec 2, 2017 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Nov 17, 2017 /r/hacking hits 200K subscribers
Nov 7, 2017 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Oct 12, 2017 /r/hacking enters TOP 500 subreddits
Sep 13, 2017 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Jul 22, 2017 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Jun 20, 2017 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Jun 12, 2017 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Jun 6, 2017 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Aug 18, 2016 /r/hacking hits 100K subscribers
May 18, 2016 /r/hacking hits 90K subscribers
Nov 25, 2015 /r/hacking hits 80K subscribers
Aug 6, 2015 /r/hacking hits 70K subscribers
Feb 27, 2015 /r/hacking hits 60K subscribers
Nov 19, 2014 /r/hacking hits 50K subscribers
May 28, 2014 /r/hacking hits 40K subscribers
Jan 30, 2014 /r/hacking is trending Trend thread
Nov 20, 2013 /r/hacking hits 30K subscribers
Mar 12, 2013 /r/hacking hits 20K subscribers
Nov 30, 2012 /r/hacking enters TOP 1K subreddits
Oct 30, 2012 /r/hacking had 10K subscribers when we started tracking
Apr 26, 2008 /r/hacking is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth
Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/hacking.
Weekly Avg.1,533
Monthly Avg.1,915
Yearly Avg.1,835
Average Active Users
The average active users (polled every 2 hours) for the past week and month for /r/hacking.
Weekly Avg.722
Monthly Avg.690
Active Users/Subscriber0.00055
Users By Time Of Day

Subreddit Growth
How /r/hacking growth compares with growth of 2,685,001 other subreddits.
No. 114Fastest growing yesterday
No. 221Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 170Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 167Fastest growing last 90 days




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