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  1. Llamas and dresses: what is really important to people and the Internet?Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... with unabashed joy and generating roughly a hundred million memes. Shortly thereafter, a community manager for Buzzfeed found a curious picture on Tumblr: An overexposed photo of an elastic-and-lace dress, which appeared white and gold to some ...


  2. Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare lightRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... at the same photo and see two sets of such dramatically different colors." Click here to see the dress photos (via The photo, taken earlier this month before a wedding on the remote Scottish island of Colonsay, also illustrates the ...


  3. The Dress: Is It Blue and Black or White and Gold? Whatever, It Broke Internet, Started FightsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News Max

    ... gold. Whatever you see, its recommended you ask at least a couple of friends, as one is bound to disagree with you. BuzzFeed, an authority in viral news, reported that never has there been so many visitors on its site at one time. "The BuzzFeed post ...


  4. Jeb Bush Reaffirms He Does Not Support Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    ... aides will be individuals who are strong public supporters of legalizing same-sex marriage. The hires, reported BuzzFeed, led to some chatter among Republicans that Bush could position himself as "the gay-friendly Republican in the 2016 field." ...


  5. #Dressgate: A simple question about a dress from a wedding singer, and the world weighs inRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    ... 500 likes and shares. Within an hour, that number had grown to tens of thousands. The photo had soon migrated to BuzzFeed and Facebook and Twitter, setting off a social-media conflagration that few were able to resist. As the debate started to catch ...


  6. #TheDress meme: "Wow" to "Kill me now" in record timeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... stories? Unlikely. As "The Dress" meme so viciously reminded us, it's a lowest-common-denominator, hashtag-drunk BuzzFeed world, my loves. Everything has been reduced to its most wonderful/most awful clickbait essence. All the dramas, all the ...


  7. Why llamas took over the news cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Columbia Journalism Review

    ... items for story ideas was entirely the realm of digital-native outlets. At places like Mashable, NowThisNews, or BuzzFeed (which was founded, originally, to figure out exactly what made things go viral), a small story or curiosity that finds a large ...


  8. Debates rage over color of dress photographed in rare lightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lake Country Sun

    ... and black? Me and my friends can't agree and we are freaking the (expletive) out." She's consistently seen gold. Buzzfeed sensed clickbait heaven and, amid its own newsroom argument, was among the first to call McNeill. It posted more than a ...


  9. A handy scale for understanding what pageviews actually meanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    ... scale to help readers sort through the numbers. Think of like a Richter scale for the news industry. This week, Buzzfeed landed on a crazy-viral post about a dress that appeared to change color based on the lighting in the room. It got a whopping ...


  10. Why Politico and Gawker Are Embracing QualityRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Editor & Publisher

    ... ker would salute high-quality work - "a recognition that we can never play the viral traffic game as shamelessly as BuzzFeed," sniffed Denton.


  11. Black and blue or gold and white? How #thedress broke the Internet.Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    A badly lit photograph of a $77 off-the-rack dress broke the Internet Friday, spawning arguments, memes and half-baked pseudo-scientific explanations over the viral frock's real colors. By some reckonings, Buzzfeed invented "viral," but its deputy news director, Jon Passatino, appeared truly surprised by just how many clicks the dress generated.


  12. 'The Dress' illustrates 'viral sameness' among news organizationsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Poynter Online

    On Thursday, Business Insider's Hunter Walker reported on the origin of "The Dress," a viral story broken by BuzzFeed that has seized the attention of readers and news organizations alike. The next day, he tweeted a note from a reader, who asked the question that has lurked below the comments of so many Facebook posts from news organizations: "Why is this news?" The obvious answer, of course, is that readers are interested.


  13. Black/blue or white/gold? Dress debate goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... users passionately split over what color the dress really is -- blue with black lace, or white with gold lace. A BuzzFeed page devoted to the debate had more than 25 million views early Friday, with 72 percent of Internet users insisting the dress ...


  14. Most divisive topic in America: The dressRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    ... of a woman's dress. Some people saw black and blue; others saw white and gold. It was a debate tailor-made for BuzzFeed -- and in some ways made by BuzzFeed. By midnight Eastern time, the web site said the dress story was a record-breaker: "it drew ...


  15. The Blue-Black-White-Gold Dress That Tore the Web ApartRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    "Guys please help me-is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can't agree and we are freaking the f*** out." The issue picked up steam when BuzzFeed asked the Internet to weigh in .


  16. FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, Kanye Wests attend the premiere ofRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... other, "Remember that time America lost its mind over a dress?" (By the way, it's blue and black. 'Nuff said.) [ Buzzfeed ] a Selina Kyle, a k a Catwoman, has come out as bisexual, in the latest issue of her DC Comics title. [ Entertainment Weekly ]


  17. Public Shaming: We've Gone Too FarRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Switched

    ... character, reunites with his boyfriend. They share a kiss after discovering the other is still alive. According to BuzzFeed and Uproxx, some "Walking Dead" fans tweeted homophobic comments after the episode aired. Recently, Anne Collier, Co-Director ...


  18. Stop The Dresses: BuzzFeed Sets Record, No Kittens InvolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MediaPost

    This just in literally, it's on the network morning news shows as we hold MediaPost's virtual presses to add this breaking story to this morning's edition: BuzzFeed reports a post about a dress set a new traffic record for the publisher of a popular newsfeed known for its coverage of adorable little critters, trivial and occasionally inane content. Like this one, about the color of a dress.


  19. CMO Today: Crackle Bails on the NewFrontsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... Advertising Bureau, the NewFronts have become the bazaar in which digital players-from YouTube to Yahoo to BuzzFeed-nudge marketers to shift TV budgets to newer channels. But things have gotten so crowded that now there is some backlash. Crackle, ...


  20. Need to Know: Tesla's 'crony capitalist con' and putting Nasdaq 5,000 on pauseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... been in a debate about color in a long time." - Screenwriter Gary Whitta, referencing the viral dress that helped BuzzFeed break its traffic record. The second estimate of fourth-quarter GDP is the star of the show today, and that arrives at 8:30 ...