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Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

How much thought did you put into the last thing you retweeted, shared or direct messaged? Odds are that in the split second between seeing content and sharing it, you didn’t consciously think of all the factors that went into that. Most people would assume that they click on content simply becau...

To Pop or Not to Pop?

To Pop or Not to Pop?

By Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, Top Stories

Engrossing or just plain gross, pimple popping videos have garnered a large viral following.

Biologists talk pathogens at Women in Science lecture

Biologists talk pathogens at Women in Science lecture

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The NYU Women in Science talked about viral outbreaks at their fall lecture and Q&A on Thursday night.

Presidential policies deserve more discussion

Presidential policies     deserve more discussion

By WSN Editorial Board

February 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

In an effort to promote signing up for health care under the Affordable Care Act, BuzzFeed released a lighthearted video called “Things Everybody Does But Doesn’t Talk About, Featuring President Obama” on Feb. 12, three days before the signup deadline. The video compares Obama’s use of free ti...