Reddit explained in under 5 minutes

Video legend CGPGrey offers primer on legendary social site

YouTuber CGPGrey, who boasts several huge viral animated videos that explain topics like "How to Become the British Monarch" and why we should eliminate the penny, has posted a new video that explains the social site Reddit in about 5 minutes.

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If you're looking for a quick way to understand the basics of the site (or if you need to explain the site to your mom, grandmother or Internet newbie neighbor), send them the link to this page and video:

Of course, doing a video about Reddit and then posting it on Reddit is a sure-fire way to get lots and lots of views, so naturally it's already a huge hit on the Reddit videos subreddit.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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