Humans of New York Visits Pakistan and Changes the World

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Brandon Stanton began his journey to create the famous blog Humans of New York in July 2010 after losing his job as a bond trader. In Stanton’s first book of photography, compiling three years of work, he explains that he originally wanted to create a photographic census of New York City. He envisioned thousands of portraits and an interactive map of the city. But when Stanton was directed by a friend to give social media a shot, HONY took off.

Stanton notes that Humans of New York really began to grow after he started pairing the portraits with a story or quotation. He stated, “I sought to provide my audience with a few good portraits, every single day. And I hope to continue doing so for a very long time.”

Humans of New York has an incredible social media presence with 14 million followers on Facebook alone…

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