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.
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  • 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- 17 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- 15 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- 19 readers -
  • Facebook Extends Instant Articles to All Android Users

    …, Elle Man, Marry, Marrybaby, Thanh Niên, Tuoi Tre, VnExpress, WebTretho, Zing.vn India Aaj Tak, ABP News, Amar Ujala, DailyO, Dainik Bhaskar, Dainik Jagran, Divya Bhaskar, DNA India, Hindustan Times, IBN Live, IBN7 Khabar, iDiva, India Today, India.Com, Indian Express, Indiatimes, MensXP, Naidunia Jagran, NDTV, NDTV Khabar, Scoop Whoop, Scroll…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Facebook Will Cut Back On Hoaxes In Your News Feed

    … as social media and reader engagement editor from 2010-2014. A graduate of UC Irvine and the University of Missouri journalism school, Beck started started his career at the Times as a sportswriter and copy editor. Follow Martin on Twitter (@MartinBeck), Facebook and/or Google+. (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

    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

    … Here’s an irony: The world’s largest digital ad seller wants to give people the option of eliminating them. Google, an empire built upon serving ads at scale, launched Google Contributor on Thursday. The tool lets readers pay their favorite publishers in lieu of seeing ads. Contributor launched with 10 publishers including Imgur, Mashable…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Google- 8 readers -
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