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OK let me start by saying... I really despise buzzfeed -- I think it's a waste of space on the web and notorious for stealing content and just re-flavoring it. I have created a little self-righteous boycott of the site where I refuse to click on anything from their domain. A man has got to have a code...

HOWEVER -- I think it would be REALLY fun to write for them -- I think the challenge of trying to figure out what's hot on the internet and what has people's attention and then trying to get as much traffic as possible would be a ridiculously fun daily challenge.

Would I ever actually consider doing it? Not a chance in hell




Oh definitely, it is a challenge to figure out how to gauge readers interests and more importantly to generate constant readership. But getting content by vetting internet forums, and regurgitating stuff is also not a taxing task. Let's see:

What is author's contribution in this article? http://www.buzzfeed.com/samir/drug-addict-robs-a-store-and-a...

Or this one:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/regajha/diesels-new-ad-campaign-feat...

Ha a post contributed by a community member:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/emilys123/15-signs-you-did-a-musical...

Or the cliched magazine cover story:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener/23-cringeworthy-magaz...

Or let's see what is hot on imgur: http://www.buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/obama-asks-the-hill-to-...

But looks like brain does some research:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/15-celebrities-you-neve...




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