“BuzzFeed is an American internet news media company. It describes itself as the “social news and entertainment company . . . redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology . . . provides the most shareable breaking news.” BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 in New York City as a viral lab by Jonah Peretti. The company has grown into a global media and technology company providing coverage on a variety of topics including politics, DIY, animals and business.” – Wikipedia
Format and affordances
Typically lists, but also publishes longer articles
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The list is one of the dominant genres of the internet. What might a combo of a Buzzfeed listicle and long-form argument look like? [Susan]