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 theonion.com 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

    … alert: you’re gonna need a bigger budget. Just kidding. At MarketingSherpa Summit 2017 in Las Vegas, one of the featured speakers will be Scott Dikkers, co-founder and former owner and editor-in-chief of the notorious news satire publication, The Onion. Which got us thinking … what would MarketingSherpa look like if it were written by the editors…

    Daniel Burstein/ MarketingSherpa Blogin Social Twitter- 13 readers -
  • The Pre-Roll Dilemma: Make Better Ads or Be Eaten By the Ad Blockers

    … completely. So what’s an advertiser to do? The answer: Own up to it and say, “Video ads need to get better.” To do this, advertisers must keep in mind these three distinct tiers in the ecosystem of video advertising: The top tier: Premium branded content produced by the content studios inside publishers, such as The New York Times, The Onion and AOL…

    AllTwitter- 12 readers -
  • Is It Time to Try a New Social Platform?

    … (and no one will tune in). The personal touch: A great social app for offering a behind-the-scenes view of your brand is Snapchat, which savvy brands employ to reach the young social users who love it. Audi and The Onion used Snapchat during Super Bowl 50 to create memes and quick laughs on game day to much critical success. Snapchat moves quickly…

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 18 readers -
  • Facebook Extends Instant Articles to All Android Users

    …, Elle, Express, Focus, Handelsblatt, The Huffington Post Germany, MOPO24, N-TV, Promiflash, RP-Online, Spiegel, Sport1, Stern, Tagesschau, Tagesspiegel, WAZ, WELT, Wired, ze.tt, Zeit Ghana: Allsports, Pulse Ghana Israel: Haaretz Italy: Il Corriere della Sera, Il Fatto Quotidiano, Fanpage.it, L’Huffington Post, La Repubblica, La Stampa, Libero…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 18 readers -
  • Facebook Will Cut Back On Hoaxes In Your News Feed

    … The Onion. The tags only displayed within the related items section in the News Feed and often were not applied to stories from sites that seemed more deceptive than satirical, as this Washington Post story found. Join your peers at Marketing Land’s SMX West conference for three days of tactical sessions, keynotes and clinics on paid search, SEO, mobile…

    Martin Beck/ Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 21 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- 8 readers -
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