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

    … just became easier and also more mainstream. It’s not just for the GoPro geeks. If there’s a way to integrate a live chat, an interview or webinar, or even just stream your super-cool offices to your audience, it might be time to do it. Just always remember to announce or tease the stream before you actually “go live.” No one likes surprises…

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 29 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- 33 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

    … will get market rate for hidden ads. That this system can seem so groundbreaking is a testament to how reticent some people, particularly younger generations, are to paying for the media they consume. There has been an entire generation of digital native raised on an Internet that, unless they were ardent Wall Street Journal readers growing up, have…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Google- 9 readers -
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