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2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

How Does BuzzFeed Make Money?

I'd never given much thought to how BuzzFeed, Internet purveyor of baby name quizzes and cat memes, kept its lights on until the announcement of its latest venture capital deal.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Native Advertising

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sramana Mitra on Strategy

The Buzz About BuzzFeed: Some Reflections

New York-based BuzzFeed is a content discovery platform that integrates content-driven publishing technology with social media tools.


Related Topix: Native Advertising

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Washington Times

CNNa s Fareed Zakaria the target of new plagiarism allegations

The two anonymous media watchdogs responsible for outing BuzzFeed's Benny Johnson for plagiarism last month have brought new allegations against CNN host Fareed Zakaria .


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Media, New Times


Meet The Hitchhiking Canadian Robot and Other Fascinating News on the Web

Want to live longer? Go meet your neighbors. Recent research introduced by psychologists at the University of Michigan found that people who know and trust their neighbors are much less likely to have heart attacks .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, uber, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Ben Smith on BuzzFeed's mass deletion: Part of being...

Part of BuzzFeed's challenge as it evolves into a major media entity is to somehow marry its experimental nature with its broader journalistic ambitions, and the deletion of thousands of old articles is a symbol of the tension between those two things BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith has responded to criticism of the media company's mass deletion ... (more)


Search Engine Journal

Learn From The Experts: Spotlight On SMX East 2014 Speakers [SPONSORED] by @mattsouthern

Leading search marketing conference, SMX East, is returning to New York City on September 30 through October 2 at the Jacob K Javits Center.


Related Topix: Marketing, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, WebMD, Internet, Science / Technology, Native Advertising

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Morning Roundup: Amazon says publishers not "really necessary." Konrath advice

Book Rating Categories That Should Exist I need a more nuanced system to keep track of my thoughts on the books I have read.



PowerToFly Aims to Find Women Techies Jobs Wherever They Are

While there are a lot of new startups getting funding from high-profile investors, PowerToFly is a welcome development, to say the least.


Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing

Poynter Online

BuzzFeed's Ben Smith: 'We didn't fully think...

Several months ago, roughly half a dozen early BuzzFeed writers were told to go back through their pre-2012 work and decide what they wanted to save.


Related Topix: Journalism

The Post-Standard

Jennifer Lawrence's new boyfriend; Xtina gives birth; '90s hunk starts a religion: AM Buzz

Actor Andrew Keegan, holding a VHS copy of "10 Things I Hate About You," attends BuzzFeed's Throwback Thursday: '90s Nostalgia Night presented by Hasbro Game Night and Canon PowerShot at the Canal Room on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 in New York.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, 10 Things I Hate About You, Camp Nowhere, Family, Adventure, Celebrities, Andrew Keegan, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, New York, Entertainment

DM News

Is Native Advertising an Evolution or a Mutation?

With more than 1.5 million views and 1,500 comments , the HBO talk show host's incendiary critique has torn through the Web, garnering viral praise for both its humor and scrutiny.


Related Topix: Native Advertising, Marketing

Sun Aug 17, 2014

USA Today

Wolff: How bright is BuzzFeed's future?

The Huffington Post was sold to AOL almost four years ago for $315 million. Buzzfeed, comprising key members of AOL's management group, just took a venture capital investment valuing the company at a maximum Wolff: How bright is BuzzFeed's future? The Huffington Post was sold to AOL almost four years ago for $315 million.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Editor & Publisher

One Viral Media Company That Isna t Evil, Just Misunderstood

Thirty-Nine Listicles Whose Sourcing Is Shaky at Best. One Writer Fired for Plagiarism.


The Daily Caller

Reddit's New Rules Call Out BuzzFeed For Mining Its Content

"The front page of the Internet" announced new rules earlier this week asking viral websites like BuzzFeed to give due credit to the social platform when mining it for content.


Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Poynter Online

Journalists fight directive to write more stories

BuzzFeeed honcho talks about deleted posts : "[I]f you look at that era of BuzzFeed through the lens of newspaper or magazine journalism, you would say [deleting those posts] was a strange decision," Jonah Peretti tells Will Oremus .


Related Topix: Journalism, Matt Drudge, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television

Editor & Publisher

How USA Todaya s FTW Masters Viral Content

Two years ago, Yahoo veteran Jamie Mottram was recruited to USA Today 's sports group.


American Journalism Review

Will newspapers eventually stop using job titles like "editor" and "reporter?"

Capital New York * One of Gawker Media's own sites - Jezebel - criticized the company for not being aggressive enough against anonymous commenters posting violent videos on Jezebel.


Related Topix: Gawker Media, Ferguson, MO, Journalism

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Obama Getting 'Fancy' With His Words Goes Viral

YouTube channel baracksdubs, known for mashing up the President's speeches into popular songs, has taken on the popular Iggy Azalea rap in its latest video.


Related Topix: Dance, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

New York Magazine

BuzzFeed Has a Totally Legit Reason for Why It's Been Deleting Thousands of Old Posts

On Tuesday, Gawker reported that over 4,000 BuzzFeed stories had quietly disappeared.


Related Topix: Journalism, Sports

The Economist

Buzzfeed and online news: Which media company are you?

WHEN Arianna Huffington sold her online-news firm for $315m in 2011, people gawked at the price tag.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Publishing, Media, New Times, Toy, Barbie


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