Tag archive for ‘BuzzFeed’
Yoni Ariel Israeli falls for a billion dollar hoax
Itamar Eichner On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Israeli Yoni Ariel Falls for a Billion Dollar Hoax, Report

  Buzzfeed published a report according to which a $1.6 billion bribe to President Donald Trump from ExxonMobil via a state-owned Chinese mining company has been confirmed as an elaborate hoax. The bribe was More...

Israeli Company novocure-Novocure,   maker of oncology treatment Optune,   is the only Israeli company on Fast Company's overall list of 50 most innovative companies for 2016. Photo courtesy of Novocure
Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

‘Fast Company’ Picks 10 Most Innovative Israeli Companies for 2016

  BuzzFeed, Facebook and CVS Health top Fast Company’s list of the world’s 50 most innovative companies for 2016. The magazine’s separate listing of most innovative Israeli companies this year is led More...

2013 Adweek Hot List Gala
News Brief On Monday, January 18th, 2016

Former BuzzFeed COO Jon Steinberg Hires Yahoo Exec for His Online News Startup

  Former BuzzFeed operating chief Jon Steinberg is working on a video news startup. And he’s made his first hire: Peter Gorenstein, a former executive at Yahoo’s in-house production company Industry More...

Facebook's Testing Online Shops Embedded Into Business Pages
Niva Goldberg On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Facebook’s Testing Online Shops Embedded Into Business Pages

Buzzfeed reports that Zuckerberg & C0. are testing new, miniature e-commerce sites that are embedded within the Facebook pages of retailers. The idea is to conduct the entire shopping experience within Facebook. More...

Facebook will soon make its Instant Articles program live
Subrat Kumar Sahu On Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Facebook Will Soon Make Its Instant Articles Program Live

Facebook will shortly offer its Instant Articles program live, with publishers like NBC News and the New York Times already within the fray. Other early-stage partners are the Guardian, BBC News, Spiegel More...

BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti
Vered Weiss On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Jonah Peretti’s Vision for Buzzfeed May Be Marred by Pressure From Advertisers

Buzzfeed might not be the most reliable information source out there, but it is noted for its sassy, irreverent take on popular topics. However, in more than one case, Buzzfeed’s editorial integrity More...

BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti
Tibi Singer On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Homepage Invasion: BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti Wants to Break in and Sell You Stuff

Speaking to a huge crowd at Austin’s South by Southwest festival, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti shared his plan for world domination, reaching 200 million unique monthly. Peretti, 41, was born to an More...

Dov Charney
Vered Weiss On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Ousted CEO Dov Charney Encourages Workers to Organize

Dov Charney, who still owns 43% of American Apparel, the company he founded and from which he was ousted, is encouraging the company’s textile workers to organize, according to Buzzfeed.  Charney, More...

Zosia Mamet
Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Zosia Mamet and Her New Band’s Debut

Zosia Mamet, actress, fashion designer and daughter of famed playwright and director David Mamet, can now add rock star to her resume. She performed with her new band Chacha at New York’s Manderley Bar More...

big brother uber
Tibi Singer On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Sen. Franken Warning Uber of Its ‘Troubling Disregard’ For Privacy

So, yesterday the $18 billion futuristic taxi app company Uber was raked over the coals for price gouging over in Sydney Australia, charging as much as $100 to haul frightened passengers out of the downtown More...

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