Topic: The Verge

After Accidentally Revealing Its Super Bowl Ad, The Verge Decides to Leave It Live Regional buy is a big step for the publisher

For most news sites, accidentally publishing an article too early can be embarrassing but rarely reveals too much. For The Verge, though, such a slip today revealed something truly surprising:…

January 20, 2015, 4:27 PM EST

Snapchat CEO Discusses Data Leak Spiegel says he has no regrets, but security update on way

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has finally addressed a New Year's hack that exposed millions of users' personal data. The embarrassing breach followed warnings from an Internet security syndicate GibsonSec, which found…

January 3, 2014, 2:41 PM EST

Vox Creative to Include New Display Units and Analytics Verge, SB Nation and Polygon publisher boosts contextual ad products

Vox Media, publisher of The Verge, SB Nation and Polygon, has debuted a custom advertising service dubbed Vox Creative. The move is meant to boost the New York-based media firm's…

April 30, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT

Alphabird, Digimogul: Tell Us Who's Behind the Botnet The CEO of speculates on who is behind a massive Web fraud effort

The Chameleon botnet continues to plague the display advertising industry. It hurts even the most savvy advertisers—fraudulently costing them millions of dollars per month. The botnet also hurts premium publishers, as…

March 21, 2013, 2:48 PM EDT

Beyond Native: Bringing Video Ads In-House Vox Media is producing TV-quality ads without the help of agencies

The Verge has started offering advertisers like Ford pre-roll video ads. But in this case, Ford doesn't need its agency, as The Verge produced these Web video spots, using its…

January 23, 2013, 3:10 PM EST

10 Great Moments in Web Journalism Besides Deadspin's Te'o Scoop From Favre to Bubba to FarmVille, the big stories that put pubs on the map

Brett Favre’s penis was certainly a big deal, so to speak. But Manti Te'o’s imaginary/made up dead girlfriend has thrust Gawker Media's Deadspin into the spotlight like never before. As of…

January 18, 2013, 1:22 PM EST

Four Brands Hurt by Racist Tumblr Hack USA Today and Reuters among affected

Among the 8,600-odd Tumblr accounts hacked today (Dec. 3) were the notable media brands USA Today, Reuters, CNET and The Verge, per a CNET post. An anti-blogging group—which goes by…

December 3, 2012, 5:34 PM EST

The Verge Sets Traffic Record With iPhone Intro What publishers can learn from the success of its liveblog

Any Web editor will tell you that iPhone rumor stories are traffic godsends. So in anticipation of the iPhone 5 announcement yesterday, tech sites braced for mammoth traffic and took…

September 13, 2012, 5:35 PM EDT

Portrait: The Verge A group of AOL defectors takes on their former employer—and tech blogs at large—with a slick design and cutting-edge technology

Tech pubs are in no short supply, but that meant nothing to Josh Topolsky and his co-workers last March when they left AOL’s Engadget for a rival startup. They landed…

January 13, 2012, 3:35 PM EST

Engadget Alumni Launch The Verge

Former Engadget editor Josh Topolsky has unveiled The Verge, a new site dedicated to tech. The site launched early on Nov. 1. Topolsky says the new site will not just be…

November 1, 2011, 7:53 AM EDT