7 Reasons 19th-Century Newspapers Were Actually the Original Buzzfeed

In March 2013 I had the opportunity to talk about the Viral Texts project for the “Breakfasts at Buzzfeed” speaker series. I gave my talk a gimmicky title worthy of the venue, which I was assured they appreciated rather than resented. It was a lively crowd of employees from around the company, and they asked some insightful questions during the Q&A. Here’s the video. I only wander off frame a few times!