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Man's Unexpected Reaction To Teen Who Held Him Up At Knifepoint Retold In Powerful Video
Tanisha Love Ramirez
“He’s looking at me like, 'What’s going on here?'"
How 3 Digital Publishers Developed Diverse Audiences With Data
Co-founder and CEO
Gathering data isn't the difficult part. Developing meaningful insights so you can make smarter decisions about how to move forward is the real challenge.
Upworthy Lays Off 15 To Focus On Video
Viral news site Upworthy laid off 14 of its 97 employees today with the intention of reallocating resources toward its burgeoning
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Upworthy Made A Push Into Original Video, And You’ll Totally Believe What Happened Next
It’s hard to watch this video of Nathan Bond painting his daughter’s nails without getting a little bit choked up. As soft
Here's The Truth About Interracial Dating... Mostly
Interracial dating "can be a little tricky," comedian Phoebe Robinson says. So she explains the pitfalls and objectives in
Being Transgender Naked: Lies of Truth and Justice
Lawyer and Author
So I took off my clothes and told the story of my gender transition for a What's Underneath video, as part of my Being Transgender -- Naked project. The first question that the creators of the series asked me afterward was: How do you feel?
Watch These Men Figure Out They're Feminists
Upworthy recently took to the streets of New Orleans to find out what men think of when they hear the term "feminism" and
New York Times Digital Editor Joins Upworthy As Editorial Director
Prior to working at The New York Times, O'Leary also served as a producer at the WBEZ radio program "This American Life." "The
It's Going To Be Okay, Millennials Are Still Reading The News
Check out a full chart of the data on Digiday. Good news: millennials are reading. Even better news: they're reading the
Yup, This Sums Up Every Upworthy Video Ever
There's a certain website out there that, before clicking, you already know you're in for an emotional roller coaster ride
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Is All Clickbait Created Equal? In Defense of Deep Thinking
CEO of Galatea, Series Editor of Best American Experimental Wr...
In the age of bite-sized lists, tweets, and pithy "tl;dr" wrap-ups, we're losing the ability to engage deeply with subjects. Hoax sites have learned our diet and how to disguise themselves as food. The only way to fight back is to change what we eat.
TV News & Upworthy Are Transforming Us All Into Dumb, Ill-Informed, Simple-Minded Sheep
Writer & Lawyer
For the first time in my life, I can confidently say that most news is not making us smarter -- it is making us dumber.
Must-Hear Poem From Dad To Boys (Or Girls) Who Might Want To Date His Daughter
Watch the video of Parent's spoken-word poem below. Trust us, you'll want to see it through to the end: There's an unexpected
15 Real Upworthy and BuzzFeed Titles Where One Word Has Been Replaced With 'Boner'
14 Horrifying Boners From Fast Food Workers
The World Knows About Sandy Hook. But The Murders In This Neighborhood? Not So Much.
Even after the tragedy at Sandy Hook, Congress dropped the ball by not passing a bill to help keep guns from falling into
There's One Thing Obama Did That Annoyed Almost Everyone. Here's Why It's Kind Of Important.
Back in 1989, the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, was trying to think of ways to prevent universal health
The Side Effect Of Birth Control No One Talks About
Other side effects of birth control include people of all genders living longer and earning more money. Read more on Upworthy
Meet A Down-To-Earth Farmer Who Looks At Sustainability A Little Differently
Making sustainability a habit doesn't have to feel like a lethal injection. Read more on Upworthy
How A Man's False Confession Nearly Killed Him
There are other people in America like Damon Thibodeaux who were sentenced to death for a crime they did not commit — but
Unmistakable Proof That Something's Wrong With Our Justice System
It's well-known that the U.S. has a high incarceration rate, but this graphic representation is still rather shocking. Read
What It Means That An ‘Old Fat White Guy From Dallas' Supports LGBTQ Folks
The sports anchor from Dallas who ripped the NFL a new one recently over its response to Michael Sam's coming out got a lightning
No, Facebook Didn't Crush Upworthy's Traffic
CEO of ShareProgress, Co-Founder of Universal Income Project
Media analysts have been buzzing this last week about how this chart proves that a December change to the Facebook newsfeed algorithm is bringing the Upworthy media empire crashing down.
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