I keep coming up with ways this could be done. I don’t think purist insistence on complete abandonment of Reddit are useful, since Reddit alternatives always seem to suffer from a lack of content. I’m something of a programmer myself, and these are some moves I’ve considered making:
A community dedicated to fediverse news and discussion.
Fediverse is a portmanteau of “federation” and “universe”. It is a common, informal name for a federation of social network servers whose main purpose is microblogging, the sharing of short, public messages.
Getting started on Fediverse;