Buzzfeed

BuzzFeed is a social news and entertainment website. Founded in 2006 in New York City as a viral lab by Jonah Peretti, the company has grown into a global media and technology company covering topics like Politics, DIY, Animals, Longform and Business. In 2012, Ben Smith of Politico was hired as Editor-in-Chief, and is responsible for expanding the site into serious journalism, long-form and reportage while maintaining its popular fun and entertainment-oriented content.
Posts about Buzzfeed
  • Pinterest Debuts Auto-Play Video Ads, Explore Content-Discovery Feature

    … Auto-play video ads have arrived on Pinterest, along with a new Explore content-discovery feature for users. Pinterest announced in early August that it was developing a fully integrated native video player, and later that month, the social network launched Promoted Video, video ads containing featured Pins. Promoted videos have now gone…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 16 readers -
  • Publishers are using their newsletters as labs for new offerings

    … The email newsletter has gone from being an afterthought for publishers to a platform unto itself. Today, the newsletter is a petri dish, where audience-development teams tinker with audience segments, trying to figure out what their most engaged readers care most about before investing in more similar content. The latest example of this trend…

    Digiday- 15 readers -
  • What Twitter Moments Means for Small Businesses

    … A little more than one year ago, Twitter announced a new feature: Moments. At that time, the new feature was to be curated by a team at Twitter, as well as some big-name partners such as Entertainment Weekly, Fox News, NASA and BuzzFeed. Then, a little over two months ago, Twitter opened up the Moments feature to a broader group of creators…

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 20 readers -
  • Three ways publishers are bringing sophistication to e-commerce

    … On Monday, The New York Times announced it had purchased The Wirecutter and its sister site, The Sweethome, for just over $30 million. The deal gives the Gray Lady a new source of income and its first taste of affiliate marketing, a revenue stream publishers have been exploring to supplement display ad revenue. The Times is hardly the first…

    Digidayin Affiliate- 19 readers -
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