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Upworthy is a website for viral content started in March 2012 by Eli Pariser, the former executive director of MoveOn, and Peter Koechley, the former managing editor of The Onion. One of Facebook's co-founders, Chris Hughes, was an early investor. Upworthy's stated mission is to host the intersection of the "awesome", the "meaningful" and the "visual." It uses virality to promote stories with a liberal bent on social issues. They popularized a certain style of headline, particularly a style of two-phrase headline which is very recognizable, which has spread to many other websites.

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Hey there, bud. Want to find a video that is going to make you sob and feel super shitty about the way you're living your life without great purpose? Welcome to Upworthy!

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