Ao3 is one of TIME’s 50 best websites of 2013
Link is to full list.
But wow, Ao3 gets a positive mention for being well organized. Also, way to not mock fanfic, TIME.
(And the AO3’s specific slideshow slide is right here if you wanna jump right to it.)
I am ridiculously jazzed about this.
The AO3 entry is by Lev Grossman, who also wrote an excellent article on fic for Time in 2011, The Boy Who Lived Forever. That probably explains the not mocking.