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Articles tagged viral content (11)

“Once a certain critical mass is met, repetition has a powerful effect on belief. The rumor becomes true for readers simply by virtue of its ubiquity.”
With a new round of investment from Andreessen Horowitz, the viral giant aims to get even bigger. One step down that path: making it more clear to readers what kinds of content BuzzFeed really offers.
Plus: NSA surveillance of WikiLeaks, a new net neutrality proposal, LinkedIn’s expanded platform, and the rest of the week’s news about the news.
Plus: Ezra Klein and the personal-franchise model of news, Al Jazeera journalists charged in Egypt, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
Plus: A shield-law victory, messaging changes at Twitter and commenting changes at HuffPo, and rest of the week’s news in media and tech.
Plus: Katie Couric’s jump to Yahoo, Lara Logan’s leave from 60 Minutes, and the rest of the stories in journalism and tech.
“This kind of repurposing of media not for consumption but for communication is, I think, the underpinning of this social age.”