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BuzzFeed Is About To Get A Lot Bigger

BuzzFeed Is About To Get A Lot Bigger

By Chris Crum August 11, 2014

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 …

Why BuzzFeed Can Still Get Facebook Traffic Why BuzzFeed Can Still Get Facebook Traffic

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? …

Duolingo Now Powering CNN & BuzzFeed's Translations Duolingo 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 …

BuzzFeed Sued For Millions Over One Photo BuzzFeed Sued For Millions Over One Photo
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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 …

CNN, BuzzFeed Launch YouTube Collaboration CNN, BuzzFeed Launch YouTube Collaboration
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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 …

BuzzFeed Lands $19.3 Million in Funding BuzzFeed Lands $19.3 Million in Funding

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 …

Gawker And BuzzFeed Go Down, Turn To Tumblr Gawker And BuzzFeed Go Down, Turn To Tumblr

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 …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Share Your Best Memes Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Share Your Best Memes

It looks like John Matrix is a BuzzFeed fan. Actually Total Recall (Arnold Schwarzenegger’s new book) is a BuzzFeed partner, and the Terminator has been promoting this meme-style post of “15 Of The All-Time Best Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes” on Twitter. …

Viral Content 101
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At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Huffington Post and Buzzfeed co-founder Jonah Peretti detailed his philosophy on viral content.  After years of testing how and why things to go viral, Peretti decided that the key is “thinking of …

Former Google Employee: Flying Easier Than Using Sony Google TV Remote
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It’s no secret that Google TV is having a rougher launch then some might have envisioned. (Some users have even said that it’s the first Google product that needs the "beta" label but doesn’t have it.) Mark Cuban has even blogged about how Google TV could hand Netflix the entire streaming universe.