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PicsArt App Raises $20 Million in Funding

The PicsArt app has raised $20 million in funding to target growth in China and Japan. Read more... April 20, 2016

Verizon and Hearst Enter Agreement to Acquire Complex

Verizon and Hearst have announced a joint agreement to acquire Complex in a 50/50 ownership structure. Rich Antoniello will remain CEO. Read more... April 18, 2016

Ponder Bills Itself as an Anti-Social Network

A new photo and video sharing app named Ponder is calling itself an anti-social network. Read more... April 15, 2016

BuzzFeed Cuts 2016 Revenue Projections After Missing 2015 Target

BuzzFeed reportedly lowers its 2016 revenue projections by 50% after missing its 2015 revenue target. Read more... April 12, 2016

Pacific Magazines Shutters Famous Magazine and Launches FamousLive

Pacific Magazines has closed the Famous print magazine and launched a digital ceelbrity site called FamousLive. Read more... April 11, 2016

Facebook Battles Shift Away From Personal Sharing

Facebook is reportedly battling a shift away from personal sharing on its social network. Read more... April 10, 2016



Prevention Magazine Moves to Ad-Free Print Model

Prevention magazine is moving to an ad-free print model starting with the July 2016 issue. Rodale made the announcement in February. Read more... April 8, 2016

Mashable Announces Layoffs, Scraps World News and Politics Coverage

Mashable has announced layoffs. Most of the layoffs are editorial jobs covering general news and politics. Read more... April 7, 2016

Facebook Attaches Automatic Alternative Text to Photos

Facebook announced it has started adding automatic alternative text to photos shared on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. Read more... April 5, 2016

This Old House Brand Acquired From Time by Eric Thorkilsen and TZP

This Old House has been acquired from Time INc. by Eric Thorkilsen and the TZP Group, a private equity fund. Read more... April 4, 2016

Vanity Fair's Call Me Caitlyn Cover Named 2015 Cover of the Year

Vanity Fair's Call Me Caitlyn cover has been named the ASME Cover of the Year. ESPN the Magazine won the Readers' Choice Award. Read more... March 31, 2016

National Geographic's April 2016 Issue Features 10 Different Animal Covers

National Geographic's April 2016 issue features ten different covers. Each cover features a different animal. Read more... March 28, 2016

Modern Luxury Media Launches Silicon Valley Magazine

Modern Luxury Media has launched a new Silicon Valley magazine targeted at an affluent readership. Read more... March 26, 2016

Time Inc. Launches Women's Site Called Motto

Time Inc. has launched a site called Motto. The new site is targeted at millennial women. Read more... March 23, 2016

Instagram Announces Move to Algorithmic Feeds

Instagram has announced a move to an algorithmic feed. This is similar to what Facebook does with its feed. Read more... March 15, 2016

Meredith Corporation to Cease Publishing More Magazine

Meredith Corporation has announced plans to cease publishing More magazine. The April 2016 issue will be the last. Read more... March 11, 2016

Fandango Acquires Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes

Fandango announced it has signed an agreement to acquire both Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes. Rotten Tomatoes includes the popular Tomatometer ratings. Read more... March 10, 2016

SNL Cold Open: Jason Sudeikis Returns as Mitt Romney

Jason Sudeikis returns as Mitt Romney in hilarious SNL Cold Open. Mittens has a strong message for Donald Trump. Read more... March 6, 2016

Time Inc. Now Owns Myspace

Myspace has fallen into the hands of Time Inc. It was part of the purchase of the assets of Viant. Read more... February 12, 2016

Economy Added 151,000 Jobs in January 2016

The economy added 151,000 jobs in January 2016. Concerns about a global recession are rising. Read more... February 5, 2016

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