The Onion

The Onion is an American digital media company and news satire organization. It runs an entertainment website featuring satirical articles reporting on international, national, and local news, in addition to a non-satirical entertainment section known as The A.V. Club, and a creative services division called Onion Labs. It says 90 percent of its web site readers are between 18 and 44 years old. Since 2007, the organization has published satirical news audio and video online, as the "Onion News Network". Web traffic on amounts to an average of 11 million unique visitors per month.The Onion's articles comment on current events, both real and fictional.
Posts about The Onion
  • Millennials something Snapchat something something

    …: “Leveraging the Complex (and Weird) Landscape of Snapchat: A how-to session featuring an HP campaign that generated 10x more engagement.” Have some fun tweeting your funniest headline, and, to help you generate some ideas, here is some boring legalese about the contest. OK, here goes, a few attempts at humor from me and Pamela… See, director…

    Daniel Burstein/ MarketingSherpa Blogin Social Twitter- 23 readers -
  • The Pre-Roll Dilemma: Make Better Ads or Be Eaten By the Ad Blockers

    … and Visa (embedded below). Premium branded content is the holy grail of publishing, as Nielsen reports that branded content can drive brand recall higher than pre-roll ads. But this type of content is expensive to produce and likely not an option for most. The bottom tier: A standard pre-roll experience, similar to the 30-second spot for that Swiffer…

    AllTwitter- 28 readers -
  • Is It Time to Try a New Social Platform?

    … than 8 billion videos per day on Snapchat, for example, the problem might be your C-suite and not a network’s potential. Find someone internally who gets it, and keep moving forward. Just don’t wait until your strategy is so broken that you have no other choice but to fix it. That never works. Image courtesy of Wachiwit/Shutterstock. …

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 28 readers -
  • Facebook Extends Instant Articles to All Android Users

    … York, NPR, New York Post, Opposing Views, Paper Magazine, Patch, Perez Hilton, PopSugar, Rare, Raw Story, Refinery29, Rolling Stone, Scary Mommy, Serial Podcast, Seventeen, Slate, SPIN, TechCrunch, Telemundo, The Atlantic, The Blaze, The Dodo, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, The Onion, The Verge, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 32 readers -
  • Google Contributor Lets Users Pay to Remove Ads From Websites

    … would normally see an ad. Alternately, you might see a thank you message," Google explained. "The Contributor program helps Internet users enjoy a clean, pleasing, and distraction-free Web browsing experience." Participating sites include Urban Dictionary, Mashable, The Onion, WikiHow, Imgur, and Science Daily. Web users interested in trying…

    Lee Bell/ Search Engine Watchin Google- 4 readers -
  • Surprise! Google rolls out an ad-free option

    …, The Onion, Urban Dictionary and WikiHow, and could be used with any publisher that uses Google Display Network to serve its ads. Now, when Contributor members visit those sites, they will see a thank-you message where they would normally have been an ad. Display ads have long been considered the bane of Web publishing, a necessary annoyance…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Google- 9 readers -
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