Technology

Professors Assign Students to Post to BuzzFeed. You’ll Never Believe What Happens Next.

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When Alice E. Marwick, an assistant professor of media studies at Fordham University, assigned her social-media class to create a post on BuzzFeed, the instructions were simple: Go viral.

Several students nailed the assignment, collecting more than...

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