BuzzFeed Going Public

BuzzFeed has announced it is going public through a SPAC deal, merging with 890 5th Avenue Partners, Inc.

Verizon May Sell Yahoo and AOL Assets

Verizon is looking to sell Yahoo and AOL assets, as it pivots away from the digital media business it spent billions to enter.

BuzzFeed Lays Off 47 HuffPost Workers, Will Shutter HuffPost Canada

Less than a month after acquiring rival HuffPost, BuzzFeed has announced it will lay off 47 workers and shutter HuffPost Canada altogether.

BuzzFeed Acquires HuffPost, Strikes Strategic Partnership With Verizon

BuzzFeed has acquired HuffPost from Verizon, while striking a strategic partnership that will see Verizon become a minority stakeholder in BuzzFeed.

Cheap Android Phones From China Preinstalled With Malware

If something is too good to be true, it probably is. That’s a lesson many people are learning about Techno Android phones.

‘Fool Me Once…’ — Clearview AI Promises to End Private Contracts

Clearview AI has promised it will end all contracts with private companies in the face of public backlash and lawsuits.

Clearview AI Caught Lying About Who Can Use Its Software

The hits keep on coming: Clearview AI has been caught lying about who can access its controversial facial recognition software.

Troubles Mount For Clearview AI, Facial Recognition Firm

According to a report by The Verge, Clearview AI is facing challenges to both its credibility and the legality of the service it provides. On the heels of reports, originally covered by the New York Times, that Clearview AI has…

Facebook Offers $250,000 for Original Content, Partners With Buzzfeed and Vox

Social media giant Facebook has started to farm out original content as it linked up with Buzzfeed, Group Nine Media, Vox, and others for its future video service. Reports revealed that Facebook is planning to roll out two types of…

Buzzfeed Discovers Internet Censorship From Other Countries

Buzzfeed is at it again today. First it decided to pick sides in a presidential election, and now it has noticed that other countries, often Muslim, don’t have the same sensibilities as Americans. And this is a big problem for…

Buzzfeed Chooses Sides, Backs Out Of RNC Ad Deal For Trump

According to POLITICO, Buzzfeed has decided to pull out of the $1.3 million ad deal it had with the Republican National Committee to promote Donald J. Trump for President. Apparently, Buzzfeed has decided to take the Huffington Post approach to…

Digiday Doubles Revenue In Past Year, Launches Glossy

New York based buzzfeedish type tech news site Digiday says it’s revenue has doubled in the past year and is profitable. They also have an office in London, a joint venture in Japan and have a total of 60 employees.…

Buzzfeed Views Up Staggering 4 Billion Per Month In Last Year

Buzzfeed gets a bad wrap from traditional journalists but millennials apparently love it. At the IAB Digital Content NewFronts, which is the online version of TV’s upfronts for ad sellers and buyers, Buzzfeed co-founder Jonah Peretti told the audience that…

‘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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…