With viral out of style, Viral Thread is rebranding as VT

Viral Thread, the 3-year-old media company that aims to bring people “the most popular stories on the web,” has a problem: Going viral has lost some of its appeal. With help from clickbait headlines and fake news, “virality” — once coveted by brands and publishers grappling with social media — now has the negative connotation of low-quality, forgettable content.Read the full article