As with most internet phenomena, technological handicap dictates the style on gossip blog MediaTakeOut.com. The site layout requires that headlines fill at least three lines but be only 160 characters long, which explains the excessive punctuation. But according to editor Fred Mwangaguhunga, they also had a bunch of server problems in the beginning which brought on a slew of hate mail. “People were writing in saying, ‘This site is so ghetto,” and I was like, Okay, fine. MediaTakeOut.com will be like that cousin we all know—she’s fun, but maybe a little inappropriate at times.” Here are a few of our LMAO!! favorites.
DAYUMMM!!!! Former Lawyer!!!!!! and Editor of MediaTakeOut.com, Fred Mwangaguhunga Explains How They Come Up with Those CRAZY Headlines!!!!!
POSTED May 27, 2011 1:00PM IN MAGAZINE