Upworthy Lays Off 14 Staffers to Focus on Digital Video

Grew from 5 million views to 167 million in 2015

Upworthy, the content-aggregation site known for its positive, feel-good viral posts, is jumping further into the digital video fray. But, as Politico reports, the new push into the crowded digital video field comes at the expense of more than a dozen staffers who were laid off today.

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