Archive for category: Content

Steady Decline At Yahoo As Profits Sink Further

Steady Decline At Yahoo As Profits Sink Further

5 / January 31, 2012 1:37 am

With Yahoo co-founder and ex-CEO Jerry Yang no longer with the company after 16 years and CEO Scott Thompson trying desperately to create better results Yahoo on Monday announced a 13 percent decline in revenue. The company’s Q4 2011 fiscal […]

Jerry Yang Resigns From Yahoo After 16 Years

Jerry Yang Resigns From Yahoo After 16 Years

1 / January 17, 2012 6:43 pm

Yahoo has announced that co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from its Board of Directors and all other positions with the company, effective as of today. Although not coming as a huge surprise after the recent appointment of Scott Thompson as […]

College Humor to Make Jump From Web to Big Screen

College Humor to Make Jump From Web to Big Screen

2 / January 14, 2012 10:06 am

Even if you don’t know College Humor, you probably have seen some of its often viral content bounced around the web. College Humor is known for its funny images, but more commonly, original video, and now the web property is jumping […]

Huffington Post Announces Good News Channel

Huffington Post Announces Good News Channel

3 / January 13, 2012 9:44 am

Well, this all looks a bit froofy from leading purveyor of side-boob pics, Arianna Huffington. The exotically accented blogging magnate has been busting out verticals left and right for her content churning machine, HuffPo. The site has been working hard at […]

Facebook Gives Politico Access to Raw User Comments

Facebook Gives Politico Access to Raw User Comments

1 / January 13, 2012 8:36 am

Although your Facebook account may be locked to friends only, that doesn’t mean ostensibly anonymized comments you make won’t be provided to the blog Politico by the social network for analysis in the lead up to the 2012 election. Yes, […]

Hearst, Angelina Jolie Teaming Up For Live Web Chat Thursday

Hearst, Angelina Jolie Teaming Up For Live Web Chat Thursday

2 / January 11, 2012 12:20 am

Angelina Jolie- who has graced the titles of plenty of publisher Hearst’s mags, like Cosmopolitan and Elle– is hooking up with the company for a live web chat across several of the conglomerate’s brands Thursday night. Angie isn’t just stopping […]

Ladies’ Home Journal Plans to Crowdsource Content, Mag Announces

Ladies’ Home Journal Plans to Crowdsource Content, Mag Announces

8 / January 10, 2012 8:37 am

Remember Ladies’ Home Journal, the Redbook-like magazine that is generally spotted in gynecologists’ offices and other female-friendly waiting rooms? The mag has announced plans to get in on the whole crowdsourcing trend, grabbing content from message boards on the affiliated […]

BuzzFeed Grabs $15M in Aggressive Round of Funding

BuzzFeed Grabs $15M in Aggressive Round of Funding

1 / January 9, 2012 11:15 pm

BuzzFeed- a viral news and content site that aggregates an impressive amount of mixed content from around the web- has raised $15 million in a round of Series C funding, poising the site for a wider reach and an even […]

Gawker’s Seth Abramovitch Fired After Kanye N-Word Post

Gawker’s Seth Abramovitch Fired After Kanye N-Word Post

1 / January 7, 2012 9:29 am

After a stunningly offensive post- even for Gawker- writer Seth Abramovitch is no longer working for the blog. Earlier this week, Abramovitch was chronicling a series of late-night tweets by Kanye West, regarding the rapper’s new project, called DONDA. If you are […]

Yahoo Looks To Acquire Weather Channel, WebMD

Yahoo Looks To Acquire Weather Channel, WebMD

0 / January 6, 2012 5:11 pm

While the board of directors at Yahoo may be considering an outright sale of the company that hasn’t stopped acquisition rumors from surfacing in which the company could spend billions of dollars to acquire the Weather Channel and WebMD Health […]

Parents Naming Daughters After Arianna Huffington

Parents Naming Daughters After Arianna Huffington

0 / January 6, 2012 2:13 am

Parents like to choose their children’s name based off whatever the news deems popular at any given time, in 2011 for example William, Kate and Pippa were all big choices and it turns out that one of the biggest names […]

The inevitable happens: digital music sales surpass physical sales

The inevitable happens: digital music sales surpass physical sales

0 / January 5, 2012 9:06 pm

As much as the music industry hoped this day would never come and after them doing whatever they could to delay it that day has arrived where digital sales of music has surpassed the sale of physical media releases of […]

Gawker Media Loses Kotaku Editor, Shuffles Staff

Gawker Media Loses Kotaku Editor, Shuffles Staff

0 / January 5, 2012 8:32 am

The new year brought in some changes at blogging empire Gawker Media, as one of the company’s most tenured editors left the site to join Vox Media, parent company of The Verge. Business Insider confirmed that Chris Grant, formerly of […]

Yahoo Has A New CEO, Hires Paypal President Scott Thompson

Yahoo Has A New CEO, Hires Paypal President Scott Thompson

0 / January 4, 2012 9:02 pm

The long wait to fill the shoes of fired Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz is over and her successor is Paypal President Scott Thompson. Thompson will begin in his new role on Monday where he will enter the company during a […]