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Twitter Co-Founders' New Site, Medium, Will Open to Public in New Year

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Medium, the new publishing platform created by Twitter co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone, is currently only open to a couple hundred “early adopters” who have crafted interesting stories and essays on specific topics. But that will change after the first of the new year, Williams said, when the lightweight...
Twitter Co-Founders' New Site, Medium, Will Open to Public in New Year

paidContent 2012: New speakers, jam-packed agenda

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The best part of planning a conference is getting to bring a fascinating mix of innovators and disruptors together with industry vets. I’m pleased to announce our last big batch of speakers for a jam-packed paidContent 2012: At The Crossroads, May 23rd in New York: Jim Bankoff, CEO, Vox Media Josh Marshall,...
paidContent 2012: New speakers, jam-packed agenda

OpenLike: All-Start Team to Challenge to Facebook's Expansion

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Facebook announced yesterday that it is taking a number of dramatic steps that would all add up to serving 1 billion "like" clicks from visitors to sites all around the web, within 24 hours. Many people are concerned about Facebook's growing dominance around the web. One group of high-profile New...
OpenLike: All-Start Team to Challenge to Facebook's Expansion
A better way to do sponsored content (we hope)

Why Buzzfeed's Newest Blogger, 'Copyranter,' Threatened To Assault Me On His First Day At Work

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I was delighted to learn today that Copyranter, a closely followed and extremely funny blogger about advertising, got a new job with Buzzfeed, the social-media content play of Jonah Peretti. I was less thrilled when, after quoting the official announcement of the move on B.I. Advertising, he threatened to...
Why Buzzfeed's Newest Blogger, 'Copyranter,' Threatened To Assault Me On His First Day At Work
Don't make it about you...

How BuzzFeed Became A Huge Web Media Company By Ditching Google And Banner Ads

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Jonah Peretti stretches out casually in his chair, sneaker over knee, in his downtown New York office. The office is encased in glass, a transparent layer barely separating him from his newsroom of editors. They're staring at glass screens, too--and connecting with millions of readers who gaze at their...
How BuzzFeed Became A Huge Web Media Company By Ditching Google And Banner Ads

Gawker's buzz on Buzzfeed

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…Peretti’s craving for the quick viral fix will not be satisfied by the nourishing fare put out by prestige hires like Doree Shafrir and Matt Buchanan. Either before or after acquisition, Buzzfeed will collapse under the weight of its own contradictions. –Nick Denton, in a comment on his own post...
Gawker's buzz on Buzzfeed

Why BuzzFeed's attempt to reinvent online advertising is a lot harder than it looks

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If there’s a poster child for the phenomenon of “native” advertising — also known by other names, including sponsored content — it is BuzzFeed, the digital-only publisher created by Huffington Post alumnus Jonah Peretti. Unlike some content companies that are just experimenting with these new forms of advertising, BuzzFeed has...
Why BuzzFeed's attempt to reinvent online advertising is a lot harder than it looks

BuzzFeed Founder Jonah Peretti: On The Social Web, EQ Matters More Than IQ

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In a world of Facebook and social sharing, having heart is more important than being smart, according to BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti. Today at Disrupt NY 2013, Peretti discussed the different types of activity that exists on social sites like on Facebook versus what they’re searching for in non-social situations....
BuzzFeed Founder Jonah Peretti: On The Social Web, EQ Matters More Than IQ
BuzzFeed courts Brits with new UK homepage, London launch

How Union Square Ventures Almost Invested In BuzzFeed -- And Then Didn't

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Last week, we took a tour of BuzzFeed and interviewed its co-founder and CEO, Jonah Peretti, and Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith. The full story will run later this week. In the meantime, there was one mystery Peretti solved for us while we were there. A few months ago, Chris Dixon posted...
How Union Square Ventures Almost Invested In BuzzFeed -- And Then Didn't

No slideshows!

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The primary reason to publish slideshows, as far as I can tell, is to juice page views and banner ad impressions. Slideshows are super annoying and lists are awesome so we do lists! –Jonah Peretti, on part of how BuzzFeed respects its readers, from an email to employers and investors...
No slideshows!
Rumor Roundup: iPad Mini Funding Favors, a Field Trip to Phish, and an Art.sy By Any Other Name

Without Arianna, the Huffington Post mafia is taking Manhattan

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“Do you know the moment I knew it was over?” Jonah Peretti says, with a half-nostaligic, half-stockholm-syndrome smile looking across the table at Ken Lerer. Lerer doesn’t know. “That last Christmas party we had as an independent company,” Peretti says. “I don’t remember it,” says Lerer.  The group around the...
Without Arianna, the Huffington Post mafia is taking Manhattan

Where Do All Those BuzzFeed Cute Animal Pictures Come From?

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BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti discusses the copyright implications of all the adorable cats, disappointed otters, and worried monkeys that grace the site....
Where Do All Those BuzzFeed Cute Animal Pictures Come From?

Choose Your Own Adventure Comes to Twitter

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As if Twitter weren’t enough of a time-sink, Jonah Peretti of Buzzfeed and Huffington Post fame created a choose your own adventure game using only Twitter (and lots of Bit.ly links.)In case you aren’t familiar with choose your own adventure games, it’s basically a written work which allows the...
Choose Your Own Adventure Comes to Twitter
Give Charity:Water $1,000 and Be a Vegas Highroller, Downtown Style
Holy Cow Buzzfeed Just Raised $20 Million

Can you mix hookers with highbrow? 5 questions for BuzzFeed in 2013

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Viral media site BuzzFeed emerged as a serious news force in 2012 while also churning out content about cats and call girls. This formula defies convention but the site’s success means others may soon be imitating BuzzFeed’s unorthodox editorial strategy. To get a sense of BuzzFeed’s unique approach to news, take...
Can you mix hookers with highbrow? 5 questions for BuzzFeed in 2013

As Stock Disappoints, Facebook Dominates Future of Media Panel

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Wall Street traders sweating Facebook’s flaccid opening should have stopped by I Want Media’s fifth annual Future of Media panel Friday afternoon. In a television studio above Cooper Square, BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti and other media futurists paid lofty and often metaphorical tribute to the social media site’s publishing power. Read...
As Stock Disappoints, Facebook Dominates Future of Media Panel
Noodz, Crafts and Cats: A Tour of BuzzFeed's Search Referrals
TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 Begins Now: View The Live Stream Here!
Jonah Peretti: Buzzfeed Doesn't Need Gawker's Snark
One Funding Announcement That Probably Won't Restore Your Faith in Humanity: BuzzFeed Raises Another $20M

BuzzFeed Surpasses 30 Million Users And Is On Track To Triple 2011 Revenue

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Jonah Peretti recently sent an email to BuzzFeed employees titled The Top 7 Reasons BuzzFeed Is Killing It. One of its investors, Chris Dixon, republished it with permission on his blog. According to Peretti's email, BuzzFeed surpassed 30 million users last month, up from 20 million in April. The growth...
BuzzFeed Surpasses 30 Million Users And Is On Track To Triple 2011 Revenue

YouTube Thinks It Can Fix Its Horrible Commenting Problem

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(Photo: Stupid YouTube Comments) If YouTube’s commenting system came with an inscription, it might as well read: Give me your illiterate, your half-witted, your homophobic masses, just yearning to be racist. There’s a reason Buzzfeed crowned them the single worst commenters on the Internet. But Google says it’s been developing...
YouTube Thinks It Can Fix Its Horrible Commenting Problem

CEO Supper Club: "An airplane can double its speed by pointing its nose at the ground"

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Here’s the thing about media people. We all want there to be new models for journalism. Indeed, in this segment of our CEO Supper Club we all agree there’s a comeback coming for content companies. But we’re all such miserable SOBs that we pretty much hate anyone who attempts to...
CEO Supper Club: "An airplane can double its speed by pointing its nose at the ground"
Reddit raising venture financing? It would be crazy not to
Why kitties and puppies are (still) content kings
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