Will Oremus / Slate:

How a 119-word local crime brief amassed more than 800K Facebook shares, nearly twice as many as any other piece of English-language content this year so far  —  A tale of accidental virality in the age of algorithms.  —  On an otherwise ordinary Sunday in late January …

How a 119-word local crime brief amassed more than 800K Facebook shares, nearly twice as many as any other piece of English-language content this year so far (Will Oremus/Slate)
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