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Buzzfeed writer who wrote about ‘7 ways to keep your job’ gets fired for not getting enough likes on the article

Buzzfeed is a social news and entertainment company” with a focus on digital media and digital technology. It constantly provides us engaging listicles about various things.


In fact, people have found their listicles very useful in life when they are short of ideas. Recently buzzfeed came up with an article on ‘7 ways to keep your job’, the article was about techniques one can use to keep his job safety and not worry about losing a job.

Though the article was useful for many people who were insecure at their workplaces, it was a nightmare for the person who wrote it. The writer’s boss had given him a fixed no of likes as the target for the article, which was not attained by the writer, which led to his firing. It is one thing writing such articles, but another to actually implement and set examples through them.