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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘BuzzFeed’

‘Lizzie McGuire’ Role Revisited By Hilary Duff

While it’s been ten years since Lizzie McGuire went off the air, the show is still one of the most memorable Disney Channel shows. Lizzie McGuire pretty much catapulted Hilary Duff to stardom, and she became one of the most beloved personalities in the network’s roster. Duff recently talked to Buzzfeed and she speculated on what Lizzie would be doing …

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BuzzFeed Is About To Get A Lot Bigger

BuzzFeed, the publisher you either love or hate (or possibly some strange mixture of the two) announced a major expansion plan, propelled by a fresh injection of cash in the form of a $50 million series E round of funding from Andreessen Horowitz. The publisher says its editorial team will grow and become three separate divisions: BuzzFeed News, BuzzFeed Buzz, …

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How To Get More Traffic From Pinterest

It would appear that Pinterest is only becoming a greater source of web traffic for sites that focus on trying to get it. According to a new report, Buzzfeed, one of the Internet’s biggest consumers of web traffic, is getting increasingly more traffic from Pinterest as time goes on. Have you benefitted from an increase in Pinterest traffic? Let us …

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If Online Media Is Decaying, Is Facebook to Blame?

You’d probably laugh if some higher up at Little Caesars posted an epic diatribe blasting the state of modern pizza. You might scratch your head if this exec, let’s call him Bob, ranted about lesser quality pizza, and how the only thing we get anymore is the lowest common denominator pizza–the cheapest, flashiest, most easily digestible pizza that requires the …

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Wedding Dresses at H&M for $99 Set Internet Abuzz

H&M has recently launched a $99 wedding dress. Images of the dress have taken the internet fashion sites and blogs by a storm. Back in 2006, the company launched another affordable wedding dress for $349 with its Viktor & Rolf Collection, according to MTV. H&M spokesperson Jennifer Uglialoro had said that the pricing and release “was very strategic”. “Within the …

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Facebook News Feed Update Earned This Site More Likes In 2 Months Than In Previous 5 Years

BuzzFeed isn’t the only winner from Facebook’s recent “Panda” update. Mental Floss has made out incredibly well too, according to a Poynter report. Have Facebook’s recent changes to News Feed ranking affected your Facebook traffic? Let us know in the comments. In December, Facebook announced some changes to how it ranks content in the News Feed. The social network said …

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Here’s Why BuzzFeed Can Still Get Facebook Traffic While You Can’t

Some popular viral content sites have suffered drastic traffic declines since Facebook implemented its News Feed algorithm changes in December, which some have dubbed, for all intents and purposes, Facebook’s “Panda” update. Has your Page been affected by the changes? Let us know in the comments. Nicholas Carlson at Business Insider shared some traffic charts for such sites, including Upworthy, …

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To Keep the Service Free, Duolingo Is Now Powering CNN & BuzzFeed’s Translations

Duolingo is two things, really. It’s a language-learning app, for one. But it’s also a giant crowdsourced translation hub, as the very students (users) who learn new languages with the app are the ones helping to translate site and documents all over the web. Duolingo has just announced that they have increased the focus and intensity of that model by …

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BuzzFeed Sued For Millions Over 1/30 Of One Of Its Photo Compilations

A photographer is suing popular viral content site Buzzfeed over a photograph it used in a collection back in 2010. The photographer is seeking $3.6 million in damages. The plaintiff, Kai Eiselein of Idaho, posted the photo to Flickr back in 2009. You can see it here. It shows a female soccer player with a ball apparently hitting her head. …

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CNN, BuzzFeed Launch YouTube Collaboration

Viral trends webiste BuzzFeed today announced that it has partnered with CNN and YouTube to launch a new YouTube channel. According to BuzzFeed, a new channel will combine BuzzFeed’s entertainment content and CNN’s news to create new content that will be aimed squarely at engaging young people online. “There has been a massive cultural shift in how people – particularly …

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BuzzFeed Lands $19.3 Million in Funding, Passes 40 Million Uniques in December

Viral trendsetters BuzzFeed have just announced a significant cash injection – $19.3 million led by NEA. Previous investors RRE, Hearst, SoftBank, and Lerer Ventures also participated – as did Michael and Kass Lazerow, Buddy Media co-founders. “We have the senior management, board, and investors we need to build the next great media company: socially native, tech enabled, with massive scale. …

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Gawker And BuzzFeed Turn To Tumblr After Being Taken Down By Hurricane Sandy

Update: BuzzFeed Director of Communications Alice Suh tells WebProNews, “BuzzFeed is up and running after the hard work of our team who worked all night bring our servers back to life. We are no longer operating off the compromised data center.” The digital world has not been immune to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, as some sites went down thanks …

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