The Rise and Potential Fall of Favstar

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“Favstar’s 2.5m active users aren’t nervous, in part because they’re too busy making jokes to care about the subtly shifting breezes in the tech industry. They don’t know. They’re too busy making Twitter good, and documenting it on Favstar. To them, this simply organized exchange of funny things and goodwill just makes sense. It feels like a part of Twitter more than an extension of it. Why wouldn’t it exist?”

A Buzzfeed article about Favstar and how it’s grown to shape comedy on Twitter and how “its future hangs in the balance.”