Eli Pariser

Eli Pariser (born December 17, 1980) is the chief executive of Upworthy, a website for "meaningful" viral content. He is a left-wing political and internet activist, the board president of MoveOn.org and a co-founder of Avaaz.org.
Posts about Eli Pariser
  • Facing credibility gap, Upworthy poaches from The New York Times

    …. “Journalism needs to figure out how to master that piece so that the most important stories reach their maximum possible audience.” The hire comes at a critical moment for Upworthy. The 2-year-old site, founded by former MoveOn executive director Eli Pariser, rose on the back of Facebook referrals, earning the designation of the “Internet’s fastest…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digiday- 8 readers -
  • 5 Books From 2014 That I’ve Read More Than Once

    …. I’ve never done that before. In Smartcuts, Shane analyzes the path to success for several successful people spanning across all different industries, from Jimmy Fallon and his shortcut to The Tonight Show, to Eli Pariser and Peter Koechley of Upworthy who grew their site to 30 million monthly visitors to become the fastest growing media company…

    Pat Flynn/ The Smart Passive Income Blog- 20 readers -
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