BuzzFeed: Things Millennial Girls Love

July 2nd 2013 was a special day. BuzzFeed was growing, and I had a joke that I thought would work in their format. I logged into the Community poster tool and gave it a whirl. It got some traction:

Then I started getting emails with “awards”:

And soon, I was the top item of the week…and the top item on BuzzFeed:

With one post, I was the #1 all-time community poster:

I was even copy-catted by the staff on all topics from guys to gays to cats to ice cream. It was the strangest splash I’ve ever made.