To put it bluntly: Their work in building audiences from nothing might be unparalleled in media today.

The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics” via The Atlantic

I came across this story over the weekend and was fascinated by the backstory of a feed that I love to read. It’s incredible the scale that these guys were able to build using nothing but content curation on Twitter. They appear to be playing it fast and loose with their use of images, but their ability to drive genuine engagement and go viral is impressive.