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This Is How It Feels to Go Viral on Twitter

As the likes from a tweet passed 100K, I received love and hate — but mostly felt raw terror

IImagine you’re at a party, chatting with people. Most you met there, while a few you met before you arrived. You make a comment. People nod enthusiastically, maybe laugh. Some reply. Then the walls surrounding the party crack and tumble…



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Erica Buist

Writer, journalist, author. First book THIS PARTY’S DEAD coming in Feb 2021 from Unbound. Preorder: