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    Jan 13, 2015

    13 BuzzFeed Headlines That Should Really Exist

    According to DATA.

    Max Woolf, a software engineer from San Francisco, did some very cool data analysis of BuzzFeed headlines to see which phrases generated the most shares:

    30 Linkbait Phrases in BuzzFeed Headlines You Probably Didn't Know Generate The Most Amount of Facebook Shares

    Max Woolf@minimaxirFollow

    30 Linkbait Phrases in BuzzFeed Headlines You Probably Didn't Know Generate The Most Amount of Facebook Shares

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    1. But then our colleague Nathan pointed out that putting the phrases together would result in the perfect post.

    Max Woolf/Nathan Pyle

    We decided this was an important area we needed to explore further.

    2. Some of the posts we came up with were heartwarming.

    Max Woolf/Ben Smith

    3. Others were kind of insulting :-(

    Max Woolf/Hannah Jewell

    4. Some were aspirational.

    Max Woolf/Tom Phillips

    5. And some were insightful.

    Max Woolf/Samir Mezrahi

    6. Then it started getting a bit weird.

    Max Woolf/Tom Phillips

    7. Then it got pretty dark.

    Max Woolf/Will Varner

    8. Very dark.

    Max Woolf/Daniel Dalton

    9. **SPOILER ALERT*

    Max Woolf/Luke Bailey

    10. It got deep.

    Max Woolf/Tom Phillips

    11. So profound.

    Max Woolf/Nathan Pyle

    12. DEEEEEEEEEEEP.

    Max Woolf/Nathan Pyle

    13. Then, finally, we worked out the perfect post.

    Max Woolf/Samir Mezrahi

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