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From the Ted Talk by Alexis Ohanian: How to make a splash in social media

Unscramble the Blue Letters

basically, the democratic fnort page of the best stuff on the web. You find some interesting content — say, a TED Talk — submit it to Reddit, and a ciotmnmuy of your peers vetos up if they like it, down if they don't. That caeerts the front page. It's always rising, falling; a half million people visit every day. But this isn't about Reddit. It's about discovering new things that pop up on the web. In the last four years, we've seen all kndis of memes, all kinds of trends get born right on our front page.

Open Cloze

basically, the democratic _____ page of the best stuff on the web. You find some interesting content — say, a TED Talk — submit it to Reddit, and a _________ of your peers _____ up if they like it, down if they don't. That _______ the front page. It's always rising, falling; a half million people visit every day. But this isn't about Reddit. It's about discovering new things that pop up on the web. In the last four years, we've seen all _____ of memes, all kinds of trends get born right on our front page.

Solution

  1. creates
  2. community
  3. kinds
  4. votes
  5. front

Original Text

basically, the democratic front page of the best stuff on the web. You find some interesting content — say, a TED Talk — submit it to Reddit, and a community of your peers votes up if they like it, down if they don't. That creates the front page. It's always rising, falling; a half million people visit every day. But this isn't about Reddit. It's about discovering new things that pop up on the web. In the last four years, we've seen all kinds of memes, all kinds of trends get born right on our front page.

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