Upworthy's Sara Critchfield helped start the fastest growing media company of all time, and you'll never believe what happens next!
Since its launch two years ago, the viral video website Upworthy has become the fastest growing media company of all time. The site's provocative "clickbait" headlines lure 50 to 60 million readers each month. Brent spoke with Sara Critchfield, editorial director of Upworthy, about the site's success and its criticisms.
In Sara's interview, she says her ultimate favourite Upworthy video is an Australian PSA for marriage equality. Here's that video:
Here are the three most-watched videos from Upworthy's first year:
1. Bully Calls News Anchor Fat, News Anchor Destroys Him On Live TV
2. Bullies Called Him Pork Chop. He Took That Pain With Him And Then Cooked It Into This.
3. Mitt Romney Accidentally Confronts A Gay Veteran; Awesomeness Ensues