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Waylan Choy stashed this in Web Media
some discussion on Upworthy, Dailybuzzlive, et al.
I get the impression that now that the world has been flooded with Upworthy and BuzzFeed clones, these techniques are far less effective and people are far less willing to share them. Am I wrong?
They may have been replaced with online quizzes!
Until those become boring and spammy.
You can only fool people for a short window of time before they stop sharing. Sorry Upworthy.