Buzzfeed is a social news and entertainment company with a focus on digital media and digital technology, providing breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and videos across the social web to its global audience. It also provides social advertising that engages consumers, inspires sharing and produces social lift or earned media.
Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
2,265 (est)
BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People/Management at BuzzFeed

Jonah Peretti

Jonah Peretti

Founder & CEO
Mark Frackt

Mark Frackt

John Johnson

John Johnson

Greg Coleman

Greg Coleman

Lee Brown

Lee Brown

Chief Revenue Officer
Ken Lerer

Ken Lerer

Executive Chairman
Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Lenke Taylor

Lenke Taylor

Chief People Officer
Carole Robinson

Carole Robinson

Chief Communications Officer
Ze Frank

Ze Frank

President, BuzzFeed Entertainment Group

BuzzFeed Office Locations

BuzzFeed has offices in New York, San Francisco, Paris, Berlin and in 20 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
111 East 18th Street 13th Floor
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BuzzFeed Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

BuzzFeed's latest funding round in November 2016 was reported to be $200 m. In total, BuzzFeed has raised $497 m. BuzzFeed's latest valuation is reported to be $1.7 b.
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BuzzFeed Financials

BuzzFeed's revenue was reported to be $260 m in 2016 which is a 53% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Y, 2016)

260 m

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %


Market valuation

1.7 b
USDY, 2015EY, 2016E


170 m260 m

Revenue growth, %

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BuzzFeed Operating Metrics

BuzzFeed's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 176.8 m in Sep, 2017. BuzzFeed's Monthly Unique Users was reported to be 77.8 m in Apr, 2017
Jan, 2014Jul, 2014Jan, 2015Jul, 2015Jan, 2016Jul, 2016Jan, 2017Apr, 2017Jul, 2017Aug, 2017Sep, 2017

Monthly Unique Visitors

160.3 m157.1 m197.7 m198.6 m189.3 m184.4 m197.6 m200.28 m195.04 m194.75 m176.78 m

Digital Page Views

357.91 m402.06 m483.29 m488.58 m486.88 m471.47 m521.05 m660.7 m462.93 m

Monthly Unique Users

77.8 m

Monthly Video Views (Tasty One Top)

2.3 b
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BuzzFeed Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ZeegaFebruary 19, 2015
Torando LabsOctober 28, 2014
Kingfish LabsSeptember 11, 2012
YokeSeptember 11, 2012
Star.meSeptember 30, 2011

BuzzFeed Median Salaries

Source: 31 public H-1B filings from BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed's Web-traffic and Trends

BuzzFeed Online and Social Media Presence

BuzzFeed News and Updates

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People in Hawaii panicked when they got an emergency alert on their phones warning of an incoming ballistic missile threat. Officials quickly confirmed afterward that the alert was a false alarm and had been sent out by mistake. People in Hawaii were sent into a panic Saturday morning when they …

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