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A Song of Ice and Fire
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Humans of New York

Knowledge Identifier: $Humans_of_New_York

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Humans of New York

Photography blog featuring artistic street portraits taken in New York City add

Category: Business (10)

Launched in 2010.

Countries: United States (28%), (17%), Rwanda (11%)

Main connections: Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr

Linked to: Columbia Secondary School, Francis Lewis High School, The Lawrenceville School, The Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences

 

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2010

Started in November 2010 by photographer Brandon Stanton, over 5,000 portraits have been gathered thus far add something


2012

In late 2012, fashion label DKNY approached Stanton with an offer to buy 300 HONY photos for use in window displays "around the world add something

 

In December 2012, Stanton spent two weeks collecting street portraits in Iran add something


2013

During a speech at New York's 2013 Social Media Week, & Tumblr founder David Karp described Humans of New York as his favorite blog on Tumblr add something

 

Donna Karan International - In 2013 DKNY became embroiled in controversy over street photography it admitted it used in one of its stores, without permission, from the New York City street photographer, Brandon Stanton, the creator of Humans of New York

 

Stanton turned them down, but in February 2013, a fan noticed HONY's photos in a DKNY store in Bangkok, Thailand add something

 

Following the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, Stanton spent the week collecting street portraits in Boston add something

 

In May 2013, he posted portraits of employees at & Facebook headquarters, by he has posted nearly 5,000 portraits, and "Daily Mail" reported HONY having a combined followership of over one million on Facebook and Tumblr add something

 

Humans of New York has developed a large following through social media, and has over 1,000,000 followers on Facebook as of August 2013 add something

 

On October 15, 2013, the "Humans of New York" book, which is based on the eponymous photography blog was released add something

 

In December 2013, Stanton was named one of Time Magazine's 30 Under 30 People Changing The World add something


2014

Another active Facebook page, in the capital of Qatar, has been inactive as of March, 2014: Humans of Doha, Humans of Newtown, Faces of s://www add something

 

During the 2014 SXSW conference, he spent a week in Austin, Texas, where the conference is held, to gather portraits of Texans add something

 

In 2014, Stanton photographed a boy, Rumi, whose dream was to own his own horse add something

 

Edward Klein - He was photographed by popular Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton, on June 12th 2014, which led to his personal website crashing due to a high volume of visitors

 

May 2014 saw the first notable blog dedicated to a fictional location, Humans of Westeros, a tribute to the setting of George RR Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire add something

 

Hobart - Humans of Hobart was created in May 2014 based off the well-known Humans of New York created in 2010 by Brandon Stanton

 

Edward Klein - He was photographed by popular Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton, on June 12, 2014, which led to his personal website crashing due to a high volume of visitors

 

July 2014 saw the first HONY-inspired photoblog focusing exclusively on immigrants, called The Invisible Dreamers add something

 

In August 2014, saw the introduction of a blog dedicated to The Simpsons, called Humans of Springfield add something

 

On August 7, 2014 Stanton began a 50 day "World Tour" in partnership with the United Nations spanning twelve countries around the world, collecting portraits and stories along the way add something

 

On August 13, 2014, while Stanton was gathering stories from refugees in Iraq, gossip website Gawker published an article by a college student and television blogger named Daniel D'Addario titled The Problem With Humans of New York add something

 

Humans of New York has developed a large following through social media, and has over 12,1 million followers on Facebook and over 2,1 million followers on Instagram as of October 2014 add something


2015

In 2015, Stanton photographed and interviewed a 14-year-old boy from Brownsville, Brooklyn, the region with the worst crime rate in New York City add something

 

As of January 20, 2015, the book had been on the "New York Times" Bestseller list for 28 weeks; it reached the number 1 position on The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Sellers of 2013 on the week of November 3, 2013, and again on the week of December 21, 2014 add something

 

As of February 2015, Humans of New York has over twelve million likes on its Facebook page add something

 

As a result of the campaign, Stanton, Mrs Lopez and Vidal were invited to visit the White House on 5 February 2015 add something

 

Humans of New York has developed a large following through social media, and has over 12,1 million followers on Facebook and over 2,8 million followers on Instagram as of April 2015 add something

 

As of May 2015, Humans of New York has over thirteen million likes on its Facebook page add something

 

In August 2015, Stanton travelled to Pakistan for the photo blog add something

 

As of September 2015, Humans of New York has nearly fifteen million likes on its Facebook page add something

 

The blog has over 15,7 million followers on Facebook and around 3,9 million followers on Instagram as of October 2015 add something

 

On Monday, October 12, 2015, Stanton released his second Humans of New York book, focused more on the stories collected in his work add something

 

The book debuted at Number One on the New York Times Book Review Best Sellers Nonfiction List dated November 1, 2015 add something


2016

The blog has over 16 million followers on Facebook and around 4,7 million followers on Instagram as of January 2016 add something

 

As of March 2016, Humans of New York has more than seventeen million likes on its Facebook page add something

 

The blog has over 18 million followers on Facebook and around 6,2 million followers on Instagram as of November 2016 add something

 

As of December 2016, Humans of New York has more than eighteen million likes on its Facebook page add something


2017

As of December 2017, it was the most followed series on Facebook Watch add something


2018

Stanton visited Rwanda in September of 2018 add something

 

Rwandan Genocide - Brandon Stanton, the creator of Humans of New York, visited Rwanda in September of 2018

 

Beginning on October 16, 2018, he began covering the genocide on his site through a series of interviews and photos from persons who were affected add something