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.
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  • How Global Citizen Became the BuzzFeed of Social Activism

    … A few weeks ago, comedian Chelsea Handler stuck her face in a bowl of spaghetti bolognese. The video was not a stint on one of her late night appearances. Instead, it was a call to action for Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzei to pledge his allegiance to fight world hunger. Orchestrated by Global Citizen—a nonprofit that brings awareness…

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  • 19 Tools to Create Social Media Content

    … to share information such as email addresses, and give marketers another way to collect audience data. Start building and sharing your own quizzes with these five sites. BuzzFeed BuzzFeed is one of the most popular quiz-sharing websites to date. The site’s editorial style makes it easy to create, view, and share quizzes. You can share your content…

    Social Media Examinerin Social- 17 readers -
  • More Competition Means Fewer Shares All Around (Report)

    … primarily news sources, from traditional sources like The New York Times and The Washington Post, to newer publishers with highly shareable content like The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed. Total share numbers per publisher are down compared to two years ago, but this is because more publishers are competing for the attention of social users with highly shareable content. For more detailed analysis, check out the full report. …

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  • Stand Out by Blending In: Making Native Advertising Work on Mobile

    … to the look and feel of their surrounding content) is a popular solution, and sponsored stories, in-feed editorial units and News Feed ads, have found their way to smaller screens. Suffice it to say, we have come a long way from the age of pop-ups and flashing banner ads. Over the past few years, brands and agencies have developed an expertise…

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