Topic: Buzzfeed

BuzzFeed Raised $25,000 for Committee to Protect Journalists With 'Garbage' Merchandise

Flash sale lasted less than 12 hours

Donald Trump has yet again succeeded in supporting journalists despite every effort not to. Toward the end of his press conference Wednesday morning, Trump referred to BuzzFeed as a "failing pile…

Did BuzzFeed Go Too Far in Publishing a Salacious, Unverified Report About Donald Trump?

The post heard 'round the world

On Tuesday evening, BuzzFeed chose to publish 35 pages of documents about President-elect Donald Trump. Those documents contain, as BuzzFeed reported, "memos written over a period of months, [including] specific, unverified and…

BuzzFeed Launches Its First Sponsored Scripted Series, Unfortunatly Ashly, Today

Toyota is on board for female-focused sitcom

Ashly Perez wears a lot of hats. Not literally. In real life, she wears a moderate amount of trendy hats. But behind the scenes of her new YouTube series, Unfortunatly Ashly,…

IAB Announces Schedule for 2017 Digital Video NewFronts

Hulu, Vice and more will present

Get your calendars ready to start planning for the sixth annual Digital Content NewFronts. The Interactive Advertising Bureau today announced the programming schedule for the event, which takes place in…

BuzzFeed CMO Frank Cooper Is Leaving the Digital Media Giant

He's been seen as key to its ad business

Industry veteran Frank Cooper is leaving BuzzFeed, where he has been CMO for the past 17 months. In marketing circles, Cooper has been seen as a key conduit between the digital…

The Atlantic Hires BuzzFeed Senior Political Writer McKay Coppins

Post-election shake-ups between media companies

McKay Coppins wrote the book on modern-day Republicans, literally. After creating nearly 700 posts for BuzzFeed since joining the site in early 2012—where he focused on the conservative reaction to news…

These Were the Hottest Apps, Games and Gadgets of 2016

Snapchat, Slack and Pokemon Go rule our Digital Hot List

History will remember 2016 as when digital became a constant overlay to real life, with presidential candidates trolling one another on social media before and after debates while mobile game…

NBCUniversal Will Take a Bigger Role in BuzzFeed's Ad Sales After Investing Another $200 Million

Doubles down on its stake from last year

NBCUniversal is doubling down on last year's $200 million investment in BuzzFeed, finalizing a deal for another $200 million stake in the digital behemoth. As part of the deal, which was…

How This Whining Wine Drinker Became a Brand and Created His Own Blend After Going Viral

Matt Bellassai goes from BuzzFeed to getting buzzed

Matt Bellassai drinks an entire bottle of wine on camera each week for hundreds of thousands of fans. "Everyone knows I don't know anything about wine, that's not a secret," said…

These Fossil Ads Show How Tasty's Viral Cooking Videos Are Made

Latest campaign to promote its smartwatch

If you've ever wondered how BuzzFeed's popular Tasty videos come together, Fossil's new ads want to show you. As a follow-up to its recent twist on the viral "Instagram Husbands"…