Ranker turns crowdsourced lists into big data

by Ricardo Bilton
Listicles are part and parcel of most publishers’ arsenals, but one publisher is building an entire business around them. Ranker started in 2009 with a simple concept: create lists about just about anything and let the wisdom of the crowds determine how the items stack up. Ranker has applied the formula to obvious subjects like television (“The Best Fall 2014 TV Shows”), people (“The Worst U.S.Read the full article