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Aristotle Had Virality Pegged

As it turns, Aristotle figured out what makes content viral over 2,000 years ago. “The answer, he argued, was three principles: ethos, pathos, and logos,” Maria Konnikova writes in The New Yorker. “Content should have an ethical appeal, an emotional appeal, or a logical appeal.” Konnikova checks in on a couple of researchers at Wharton who are building on Aristotle’s original findings.

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