Jonah Peretti

Jonah Peretti (born January 1, 1974) is an American Internet entrepreneur, a founder of BuzzFeed and Huffington Post, and creator of Reblog.
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  • Itching for INBOUND: The Talks We Can’t Wait to Hear

    … know there are more than 270 speakers and 170 educational breakout sessions this year? Suddenly that month doesn’t seem like such a long time, given all the scheduling and organization you need to do, right? What You Need to Know WHEN: September 8-11, 2015 WHERE: the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in Boston, MA REGISTRATION…

    Danielle Look/ Relevance- 17 readers -
  • Here Come Facebook’s Instant Articles

    … content into the feed and will closely monitor the effect. We are ready to change how much we make available. He added that AMC science-fiction series Humans is lined up as an advertiser for The Atlantic’s Instant Articles. NBC News: The broadcast network’s news arm plans to post 30 to 40 Instant Articles per day. BuzzFeed: CEO Jonah Peretti told…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook Blogging- 23 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about BuzzFeed in 2014

    … and comedian Jordan Peele will join BuzzFeed Motion Pictures as advisers — additions that should help BuzzFeed understand what it takes to make it in Hollywood. “People used to think that media companies on the Web were going to be small, low-cost operations that couldn’t do any of the things that traditional media has done,” BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti said…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Social- 40 readers -
  • What I Learned About Content Marketing in 2014

    … is into, and identify overlaps between them. Using a tool called Affinio, he was able to analyze what other personalities, brands, and news publication accounts his target audience on Twitter was following. In this case, he wanted to create social ads for advanced function calculators and discovered that his target audience were also big Xbox players…

    Jonathan Allen/ State of Digitalin Social Content- 27 readers -
  • Why Clickbait Is Dangerous for Brands

    … for one minute.” Why is this important? Because it tells us that optimizing for sharing can be dangerous, as many people who share your content might not be very likely to return. It can also lead you down the path of creating content that’s only meant to be shared, not read. As BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti said in an interview with financial…

    Herbert Lui/ Relevancein Content- 11 readers -
  • BuzzFeed: We Don’t Fear Facebook News Feed Changes

    … As the CEO of a site that receives so much traffic from Facebook, you might think BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti would be worried about changes Facebook has made over the past year to filter out memes and other types of low-quality content. But Peretti said recently he’s not — and even if BuzzFeed gets less traffic from Facebook, that would be OK…

    Martin Beck/ Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 27 readers -
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