How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android smartphone. His thumbs breeze over the brightly colored screen, but this is no casual game. He...
Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST
Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing The past year has been an up-and-down affair for Yahoo, with the company and its CEO, Marissa Mayer, scoring numerous PR coups while failing to make headway in its core business of selling digital advertising. One of...
Jan 21 2014, 1:27pm CST
The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined.
After rolling my eyes many many times this week, I eventually caved in. I finally took...
Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm CST
Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013 While the year 2013 might already be starting to feel like a distant memory, it certainly gave us some exciting startup companies likely to disrupt the way we look at the world in 2014. Here are thirteen startups from...
Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST
CES Panel: Brand Advertisers About To Stream Onto YouTube In the last couple of years, YouTube has rapidly evolved from a huge but random collection of videos to a huge collection of videos organized into channels. That has gotten the full attention of both content creators...
Jan 6 2014, 7:16pm CST
Social Clout At Re/Code Very few business news organizations enjoy the brand esteem and influence of Dow Jones’s Wall Street Journal. A prominent story within WSJ’s print or digital editions has the capacity to drive conversations, alter...
Jan 5 2014, 3:01pm CST
Will You Go Viral? Here's A Way To Predict The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize.
We’ve seen it too many times. Someone tweets something in poor taste, the Internet gets wind of it,...
Jan 3 2014, 8:26am CST
9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9) It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and concerning most subject areas. I think #9 will surprise you.
1. Government versus The Internet...
Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST
Let's Resolve To Use These Tech Buzzwords Less In 2014 Every area of human endeavor has its own lingo, but something about the technology industry makes for particularly pervasive and annoying jargon.
Partly that’s because of where it comes from: It’s a vernacular developed...
Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST
5 Companies That Transformed Advertising In 2013 The convergence of social, video and mobile technology is rapidly changing the face of advertising. Just over a decade ago, search and display ads were all a company needed to reach their target audience online. Search-...
Dec 29 2013, 4:16pm CST
Cinnabon Vodka Is A Dessert In A Shot “Please don’t do that.”
Last month, Cinnabon President Kat Cole warned BuzzFeed that’s what she tells people who ask about eating a Cinnabon and drinking the new Pinnacle Cinnabon Vodka at the same time.
But it was too...
Dec 23 2013, 4:31pm CST
Justine Sacco's Nightmare Before Christmas, Twitter-Version On Friday, Justine Sacco, a senior P.R. person for corporate giant IAC, which owns dating sites you’ve likely used as well as media companies, tweeted, “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!”...
Dec 21 2013, 11:26am CST
Facebook Adds New Tools to Surf Real-Time Conversations on Media Facebook is utilizing new tools in its exploration of novel avenues. It is literally expanding its domain by allowing media to highlight more interesting real-time conversations and feedback regarding news, sports, politics and entertainment. For this it has included two brand new tools in its arsenal.
Sep 9 2013, 4:31am CDT
Yahoo and Foursquare May Become Data Partners A data sharing agreement between Foursquare and Yahoo may be in the making. If this is true then the two will become data partners in the near future in order to benefit each other.
Aug 22 2013, 6:37am CDT
Laura Prepon Rumors are Not Accurate Laura Prepon is rumored to leave Netflix's Orange is the new Black. The thing is that nobody knows yet if Laura Prepon's character stays or leaves in this season.
Aug 16 2013, 2:18am CDT
BuzzFeed and CNN Together Launch Youtube Channel BuzzFeed, CNN and YouTube are to get together and make the best even better. The three famous organizations have become partners for the express purpose of forming an online video channel called "CNN BuzzFeed'. Their cooperation which is geared towards providing access to quality entertainment will be welcomed by the rest of the world.
May 28 2013, 12:20pm CDT
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