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Topic: Jonah Peretti

BuzzFeed Expands Thanks to $50 Million Investment Trying to take over the world through social reach

Changes are coming for millennial-targeted publisher BuzzFeed. The company announced on Monday that it received $50 million in series E funding from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and planned to…

August 11, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT

BuzzFeed Names Greg Coleman President Social and mobile ad business a top priority

BuzzFeed has appointed Greg Coleman as president, replacing Jon Steinberg, who left the company earlier this year to head up MailOnline’s North American business. Coleman was previously CEO of Criteo for…

August 5, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT

John Oliver Quotes the IAB in Blistering Takedown of Native Ads Proposal for BP-sponsored BuzzFeed post: '11 Sea Creatures Who Deserved to Die'

John Oliver's half-hour comedy news show on HBO has one really amazing regular feature: Rather than a lengthy interview or a musical guest, Oliver goes on a hilarious, impeccably researched…

August 4, 2014, 12:42 PM EDT

Is BuzzFeed Worth $1 Billion? Three analysts tackle the question

Murmurs were heard across Web when the rumor came out that Disney attempted to buy BuzzFeed earlier this year, but then backed away after the viral purveyor asked for about…

May 1, 2014, 9:54 AM EDT

BuzzFeed Shares the Secret to Its Video Success Get on mobile or leave the space

It's hard to believe that BuzzFeed wasn't even a player in the video space until late 2012, considering that the burgeoning digital publisher has already racked up a little shy…

April 28, 2014, 5:33 PM EDT

BuzzFeed's Peretti: Mobile is a Better Ad Vehicle CEO says that ads, even long-form content performs better on phones

The Web publishing world has been slightly panicked over the growth of mobile consumption—mostly because for individual sites, the just money isn't there. Mobile banners are seen as a lousy…

January 21, 2014, 4:38 PM EST

Hot List Digital Editor of the Year Jonah Peretti From lists to breaking news, Buzzfeed's founder and CEO explains his formula for success

From lists to breaking news, Buzzfeed's founder and ceo explains his formula for success

December 3, 2013, 10:13 AM EST

Here Are All of This Year's Hot List Digital Winners Guess who had the hottest website?

Jonah Peretti, BuzzFeed Photo: Jeremy Goldberg A few years back, Peretti produced something that went viral. He challenged himself to do it again. And he did. Then, nobody thought you could engineer…

December 2, 2013, 9:37 PM EST

BuzzFeed's Jon Steinberg Trumpets Shift to Hard News President/COO admits, though, that traffic from scoops pales compared to lighter fare

Adweek: Tell me about BuzzFeed’s Social Storytelling program, which you launched in May. Jon Steinberg: It’s very much evocative of the kind of authorization and training programs that we did when…

August 30, 2013, 9:34 AM EDT

Jonah Peretti Pulls Back the Curtain on Social Publishing The brain behind BuzzFeed tells Charlie Rose it’s all about ‘emotional resonance’

It took less than two minutes before Charlie Rose had BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti talking about "cute kittens" last evening (April 18), which, interestingly enough, is exactly why…

April 19, 2012, 3:47 PM EDT

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