Academy FAQs

Everyone. All you have to do is set yourself up with a free Playbuzz account by clicking here.

It takes just a minute! Simply click on the “create” button on the top right corner of every page on, and sign up with your social media profile or email address. You can also open an account by clicking here.

You can create, embed items on your website and play as much as you like. For commercial or promotional purposes, or to buy ad space, please contact us.

100% FREE!

You can view all of the items you’ve created on your profile page. To access your profile, just click on the avatar icon at the top of any page on

As many as you like. Some authors create a Playbuzz item once a week, while others create 10 content items a day. Go on and get started!



Playbuzz's content formats are optimized for maximum social interaction and sharing, so don’t be surprised if your audience starts to grow in numbers and engagement performance once you start publishing with us. And don’t worry – any time a user clicks on a Playbuzz-powered share button on an item embedded on your site, their social post will link back to your hosted page. 

You can even get a preview of your item's Facebook appearance using our built-in social appearance feature.

We can’t guarantee any item will be featured on the homepage, but we’ve published some guiding principles that you can follow in order to increase your chances. You can check them out here.

You can create an item in any language, as our publishing tools are compatible with all types of character encoding. The buttons and navigation links can also appear in several different languages, and we’re adding new ones all the time. See how it works here.

You can translate existing items by hovering on the characters icon and clicking “Help translate this item,” located above the ‘“Embed” button at the top of the page.


To learn about our branded content offering, please visit our Advertisers page here.

Currently Playbuzz does not offer a white label solution. However, Playbuzz branding on embedded items is limited to the “Powered by Playbuzz” icon at the bottom of the embed.

You can view insights and metrics for your items using Playbuzz Impact. At the screen's upper right corner, in the drop down menu under your avatar, click on “Impact”. Here you will find the Impact dashboard, which includes big picture metrics, as well as deeper insights into your audience's behavior. Impact metrics include the item's view count, start rate, completion rate, social activity and more.

If you’d like more detailed metrics, please contact us here.


Playbuzz does not collect personal data from users and does not support lead generation capabilities. However, you can include links to externally hosted forms in your items, and if you’re embedding an item on your own site, you can include a form next to the embed.



When creating an item on Playbuzz, selecting the “Public” option will permit everyone to see, play, and share your item. This option is highly recommended. "Direct Link Only" allows full access to everyone in the world, but only if the item's URL is shared with them. Selecting “Only Me” means the item is only available to you, but can still be embedded on any website.

Yes! Simply copy the embed code from the content page and paste it into your site as shown here. We also offer an awesome WordPress plugin that streamlines the curation and embedding process.

Once you've decided which item to embed in your site, you can click on the "embed" button next to the social media buttons and paste that code into your site's content management system. For more customized options, use the checkboxes to determine the style of your embed. For example, you can add or remove Facebook comments and recommendations for more games. Get additional information here.

You can embed Playbuzz items into your WordPress site with our awesome WordPress Plugin. The plugin enables you to fully integrate the content into your WordPress site. Get more details here.

Playbuzz items can be embedded on any website worldwide.

You can get useful tips and chat with other creators in our community forum. Check out the forum here.

You can read our complete privacy policy here, and our publisher terms here

Yes, Playbuzz is compatible with both. Click here to learn all about embedding Playbuzz in Instant Articles.

Yes, users may create an account that connects different Playbuzz accounts and then work on one another's items. Channel accounts are currently available for selected Playbuzz partners. For early access, please contact us.

Sorry about that! For any questions or more information, please contact us, and we’ll get back to you with answers as quickly as we can.