Drawbacks of some upbeat stories that get shared, go viral

With the emergence of sites like BuzzFeed and Upworthy, there’s been an interesting shift in the type of content people want to share. Recent research shows that people now gravitate toward — and share — upbeat stories. Much of this has to do with social media. Time Magazine’s Eliana Dockterman wrote in August: Researchers are discovering thatContinue reading “Drawbacks of some upbeat stories that get shared, go viral”