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Topic: Upworthy

Modern PSAs Shock or Amuse Where Classics Only Preached

The format can help jumpstart creatives' careers

Imagine you're watching an X-rated version of Game of Thrones (you don't have to admit that out loud), and all of a sudden, up pops a message about testicular cancer. Believe…

Emotional and Effective, Upworthy's Native Ads Have Brought in More Than $10 Million for the Site

Starbucks joins growing list of brand partners

When Starbucks wanted to share the uplifting story of how its local events helped a deaf woman discover a large, supportive community, the coffee chain turned to a somewhat obvious…

Upworthy Claims It Can Deliver Its Positive Spin for Brands

Says ads improve perception up to 25%

At some point, you've probably come across a post from Upworthy, the publisher known for its emotional stories that make readers feel pumped up about the world. While this tactic has…

Facebook Algorithm Tweaks Hurt Viral Sites More Than Other Publishers

Organic reach suffering for Viral Nova, others

Publishers are claiming that content they share on Facebook pages isn't reaching as many readers as it used to. Adweek reached out to comScore to find out how referral traffic through…

Upworthy Touts New Metric [Updated]

Eschews page view for 'total attention'

Upworthy, the social cause driven content upstart, says the page view is a lousy metric. It also believes that time spend doesn't cut it either when it comes to gauging…

Fast Company Declares Upworthy Fastest Growing Media Site of All Time

Focuses on making emotional content go viral

Upworthy, the social sharing site for emotionally resonant videos and links, is the "fastest growing media site of all time," according to Fast Company. Upworthy, which plucks content from social media…

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