BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti talks Facebook Live and Ivanka Trump

Whether it’s through building a food-porn empire or extending its breaking-news content internationally, BuzzFeed has ambitious global expansion plans. This week, founder Jonah Peretti was promoting the company in Japan, which he claims is BuzzFeed’s fastest growing international market. Digiday Japan sat down with Peretti to talk about the struggles that publishers have with monetizing their digital content, BuzzFeed’s reliance on Facebook and his Ivanka Trump tweet. “The media consumption is moving to these platforms,” Peretti said. “And being a closer partner with them is as important today as it was to be a closer partner with a cable network or satellite TV provider or other forms of distribution that existed in the past.” The post BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti talks Facebook Live and Ivanka Trump appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Digiday | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed's Facebook Live Interview With President Obama Suffers a Bad Streaming Failure

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The NHL is bringing its Facebook Live show ‘Stanley Cup Live’ to Twitter

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[ Digiday | 2019-05-24 04:00:38 UTC ]
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Trump's campaign said it was better at Facebook. Facebook agrees

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New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

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Facebook Is Testing Mid-Roll Video Ads in Facebook Live

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Trump, Facebook, and the weaponization of free speech

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