Viral Content Challenge

Social Media Background: I created this post based on my love of pizza and I know I’m not the only one who does. There are many pizza lovers all over the world. There are so many kinds that I enjoy from white to red to pepperoni and sausage. I decided instead of doing my post […]

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Viral Content Challenge

Background: Krampus is an Alpine folklore. He is the half-goat, half demon counterpart to St. Nicholas. He punishes and kidnaps the children on the naughty list as St. Nicholas gives the good children candy. Krampus and St. Nicholas come on December 5th which is during the campaign timeline, and there is plenty of Krampus merchandise […]

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Sysmos Analysis: Mannequin Challenge

Want to learn more about the #MannequinChallenge ? @JlengsL, @bmstephanis, and I used #sysmos to check out the trend. #nhbuzzfeed pic.twitter.com/CWH5RzpkRN — Katie Zilcosky (@kazilcos) November 29, 2016   For those who live under a rock, the Mannequin Challenge has become a viral movement that ironically doesn’t involve any movement. Those who have participated in […]

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New Years Destiny and Fast Food

Background This post was inspired by the love of fast food and binge eating during finals week and was developed and targeted to all those who fear their New Year’s Even plans next month. While there is a whole month to plan, many people are stressing how they will celebrate now and confirming their travel […]

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#NYC Viral Content Challenge

Background New York natives would just die if they found out that they looked like a tourist in their own city. This personality quiz will put any fears about that being a reality to rest. It’ll also show those who hope to move to the Big Apple how much brushing up on culture they need […]

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I Finally Went Viral!! Is What I Hoped This Would be Titled, but I Didn’t Go Viral

Background: “Would you rather” posts can be seen on BuzzFeed’s homepage often and they have been one of the more successful post types for our Newhouse BuzzFeed class. This post uses the “would you rather” template incorporating choosing between celebrity best friends as the key question. Objective: The objective is to advertise this post so […]

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Marketing Plan for Viral Challenge Part II: How to Cope with The Post-Thanksgiving Blues

Background: I created a comforting and funny BuzzFeed community post. It shows people how to cope with dealing with the reality of heading back to school and work after Thanksgiving holiday. Objective: The main objective of this plan is to track and analyze the steps taken in order to create a viral BuzzFeed community post. […]

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