How Buzzfeed Manipulates Fast and Slow Thinking to Win the Internet | The Content Strategist
Really smart piece on online news strategy, and how Buzzfeed, at least in the eyes of one researcher, has smartly evolved its approach to avoid some of the pitfalls that have affected other viral-news sites. Really a worthwhile long read.
Best-Picture Math: Nate Silver and Walter Hickey Look at 85 Years of Best-Picture-Nominated Movies | Vanity Fair
Nate Silver and his FiveThirtyEight buddy Walter Hickey have some fun crunching the IMDB tags associated with 501 Oscar Best Picture nominees over the years, and look at what they have in common.
Clearly, a WWII film about the relationship between a man and his daughter should be considered when building your next Oscar nominee….