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Traditional journalists probably won’t like a lot of how Upworthy’s become one of the fastest growing aggregators on the web. But it’s hard to question the effectiveness of its methods.
“If news organizations are about keeping you up to date, Upworthy is more about reminding you what matters.”
The web may make syndication easier, but it hasn’t yet made it into a great business. A new wave of startups are trying to change that.