Playbuzz is a Digiday Publishing Awards finalist in the category of Best Mobile Innovation for the launch of the Convo format, and The Huffington Post UK’s use of it to report on politics.
Playbuzz’s Co-founder & CEO, Shaul Olmert, predicts what’s to come with chatbots, specifically as it relates to the publishing and advertising industry.
Playbuzz’s Managing Director of Europe, Daniel Fisher, comments on Facebook’s earnings announcement and the social platform’s focus on video.
Playbuzz’s Vice President of Content, Shachar Orren, discusses how off-screen, interactive content can keep Game Day viewers engaged without breaking the bank.
Playbuzz’s Vice President of Content, Shachar Orren, comments on how to achieve branded content at scale through the use of simple tools that do not require excessive resources.
Playbuzz’s VP of Content, Shachar Orren, notes why the short attention span of Game Day viewers can in fact benefit publishers and advertisers with smaller budgets.
Playbuzz’s VP of European Brand Partnerships, Jane Loring, comments on the importance of native advertising for both brands and publishers coming off of Reuters’ 2017 Media & Technology Trends & Predictions report.
Playbuzz’s Head of US Strategic & Brand Partnerships, Maria Casey, shares the company’s vision for the publishing industry.
Playbuzz’s UK Managing Director, Daniel Fisher, discusses branded content, native advertising and engaging audiences in 2017.
Playbuzz’s Co-founder & CEO, Shaul Olmert, explains why the next technology that will revolutionize media consumption is not virtual reality.
Playbuzz’s Managing Director of Europe, Daniel Fisher, offers a different perspective to the burning topic of ad blocking.
Playbuzz’s VP of Brand Partnerships, Noam Korin, discusses the advantages of interactive content formats in creating a personalized experience for consumers.
Playbuzz’s VP of Brand Partnerships, Noam Korin, discusses the challenge of creating native content that feels editorial and generates business.
Playbuzz’s VP of Brand Partnerships, Noam Korin, details why brands should be investing in their sponsored content strategy.
Playbuzz is voted one of the most exciting startups in NYC for its efforts to Reinvent Storytelling worldwide.
Playbuzz Co-founder & CEO, Shaul Olmert, discusses the need for publishers to adopt interactive content methods as a means to survive in an era of content fatigue.
Playbuzz takes home two huge Digiday award wins for global adoption of the Playbuzz platform by publishers for editorial use, and for a sponsored content campaign with Knorr.
New mobile bank Pepper launches a collaboration on millennial banking with Playbuzz.
Jane Loring joins the Playbuzz UK team with plans to deliver premium, scalable content solutions to brands and agencies in the region.
Playbuzz’s Vice President of Global Markets provides standout Election 2016 content examples to help voters determine who they are putting on the ticket.
Playbuzz’s General Manager of North American operations discusses the ad opportunities abroad at The Drum’s Ad:Tech New York event.
Playbuzz is a finalist for Best Video Distribution Platform which honors the best existing, new, or improved video syndication platform to deliver branded video across the web and other platforms.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, notes the importance of going beyond impressions and views when creating both editorial and native ad content.
Fast Company Disney highlights how Disney is investing in companies, such as Playbuzz, that have a hand in contributing to the entertainment giant’s future.
TechCrunch covers Disney’s Accelerator Demo Day 2016 which showcases how companies that are part of the program, like Playbuzz, are working with business units of the Walt Disney Co. to pilot projects together.
Playbuzz is a finalist in the Best Publishing Platform and Best Brand Platform categories, both of which honor platforms that help deliver brand communications, content, or advertising through online, social, mobile, video, or digital publishing technology.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, and Israeli tech veteran Yossi Vardi talk to Charlie Crowe at Dmexco2016 about how Playbuzz works and about the future of tech.
Campaign UK speaks with Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, on the chatbot trend and users’ desire to type less, not more.
AdExchanger highlights Playbuzz’s interactive, sponsored content campaign for Knorr and how it resulted in “a positive uptick in brand awareness and likelihood to recommend Knorr products.”
Playbuzz Vice President, Global Brand Partnerships & Advertising Sales, Noam Korin, talks to M&M Global about Israel’s startup scene, Disney’s investment and working with top brands on sponsored content campaigns.
Playbuzz’s VP of Content, Shachar Orren, highlights the most unique, and interactive, editorial and branded content from the The Games.
The Playbuzz “sponsored content at scale”approach, which takes advertising campaigns and pairs them with interactive content formats, was included in this native ad roundup.
Playbuzz co-founder & CEO, Shaul Olmert, on how crucial it is for publishers to learn the new art of contemporary storytelling.
Playbuzz Head of Content, UK, Jo Barrow, provides suggestions on how to build out your content channel in order to achieve more traffic.
AdAge spoke to media company founders and CEOs, including Playbuzz’s Shaul Olmert, on Facebook’s clickbait announcement and what it means for publishers.
TechCrunch covers the launch of Impact, Playbuzz’s data and analytics platform that enables publishers to optimize their content in order to increase engagement.
How TV networks are taking their programming online with Video Snaps by Playbuzz.
Playbuzz’s VP of Content discusses the role that interactive content is playing in #Election2016.
Playbuzz co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Tom Pachys, shares advice on what it takes to manage a startup.
The startups focus on everything from cinematic virtual reality and robots with human-like facial expressions, to artificial intelligence and content.
Walt Disney Co. Reveals 9 new startups in the Disney Accelerator Spanning Robotics, Cinematic VR and AI
The company revealed 9 new companies it admitted to the corporate accelerator program, including Playbuzz.
Playbuzz co-founder & CEO, Shaul Olmert, along with Playbuzz’s VP of Content, Shachar Orren, talked interactive content formats, consumption habits, funding and bots.
Playbuzz Head of Content (UK) showcases how global publishers turned to content formats to cover the EU referendum.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, on how interactive digital content functions as a selfie in a sense, as it engages and surprises users.
Playbuzz was joined by other inspiring, stimulating and intuitive companies “winning” in the new digital economy.
Playbuzz co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Tom Pachys, discusses the importance of focusing on “smart form” content.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, discusses how content consumption habits have changed, and how publishers must keep up by appealing to their audience in a more interactive manner.
AdExchanger covers the launch of the latest Playbuzz format, Convo, and how it helps publishers and brands spice up editorial content, improve engagement and generate more time spent on page.
Playbuzz VP of Content, Shachar Orren, on why hugely popular items like the Red Dot spur such widespread adoration from both individuals and publishers.
Playbuzz VP of Content, Shachar Orren, identifies and explains the two factors that make content addictive: an element of challenge and the promise of personal insight.
Playbuzz Vice President of Content, Shachar Orren, speaks with ABC News about the #PoweredByPlaybuzz item being shared by media outlets worldwide..
The Wall Street Journal covers the $15M strategic investment in Playbuzz, led by Disney and Saban Ventures.
Reuters covers the $15M strategic investment in Playbuzz, led by Disney and Saban Ventures.
AdAge covers news of the $15M investment in Playbuzz, along with the company’s shift to B2B.
Business Insider notes how Playbuzz intends to utilize its $15M investment – to enhance the company’s platform and expand its sponsored content business. The outlet also mentioned the news as one of the ten most important things you need to know in advertising.
AdExchanger speaks with Playbuzz co-founder & CEO, Shaul Olmert, regarding the company’s focus on sponsored content including partnerships with American Express, Ford and Pizza Hut.
VentureBeat goes in-depth into Playbuzz’s format offerings and the company’s focus on enabling publishers and brands to create content that matches today’s content-consumption habits.
Variety covers Disney’s investment in Playbuzz and how engaging content is the key to media consumption, making Playbuzz the ideal platform for editorial and commercial growth of publishers and brands.
Campaign noted Disney’s investment in Playbuzz, as well as the company’s work with top-tier brands and publishers in the UK such as The Sun and MTV UK.
The Telegraph covered the $15M investment in Playbuzz, highlighting the company’s global reach with worldwide clients including MTV, CNN and American Express UK.
MediaPost emphasizes Playbuzz’s transition into being a publisher-focused platform via their coverage of the $15M strategic investment in the company.
TechCrunch covers the launch of the latest Playbuzz format, Video Snaps.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, speaks with El País on the company’s success and its popularity on social media.
Playbuzz Director of Partnerships for Spain & LATAM, Ori Hofnung, on how to cater content to a young, Spanish-speaking audience.
Playbuzz VP of Content, Shachar Orren, discusses her work with major sports brands and teams while offering advice on how to amplify social content for Super Bowl 50.
Playbuzz VP of Content, Shachar Orren, identifies tips on how to get the most out of your game day content without breaking the bank.
Swiss Sunday newspaper SonntagsZeitung speaks with Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, on saving the world with online media formats that disseminate playful content.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, shares five content resolutions for publishers in 2016.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, is named one of Israel’s most influential players in hi-tech.
El Director de desarrollo de los negocios para América Latina y España, Ori Hofnung, estuvo presente y hablo en la conferencia digital mas grande de España (Ficod) acerca del tema: ¿existe un lector llamado Millennial?
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, shares tips on how publishers can optimize user engagement across mobile and desktop this holiday season.
The Drum covers the launch of Playbuzz’s latest format, Countdown, and how such formats are important to TV networks trying to bring bite-size content to their digital properties.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, discusses the future of content sharing.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, touts the upsides of ad blocking, including better ads.
Playbuzz Vice President of Content, Shachar Orren, discusses the importance of producing engaging content, and optimizing it for mobile, during the holiday season.
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO, Shaul Olmert, discusses the impact of mobile and social media on the publishing industry and the importance of using different content formats to keep users engaged
Playbuzz is the latest social content platform enabling TV networks to build buzz around their shows in a big way
Playbuzz co-founder and CEO Shaul Olmert, speaks to Bloomberg’s about why Playbuzz has proven to be irresistible
Brands and retailers also can craft their own compelling, social content in order to boost engagement and sales
Tel Aviv is where the money is. The startup nation became the exit nation in 2014, with Israeli tech sales and IPOs hitting $15 billion
Playbuzz, the online content sharing platform, is now one amongst WordPress.com’s VIP Clients, the one that is home to top media companies, sports leagues and Fortune 500 companies.
Playbuzz is conquering Facebook with shareable quizzes such as “What is Your Spirit Emoji?
These are some of the hottest startups in Israel that are creating some of the fastest-growing companies on the planet.
“Flipping” could be the new scrolling as quiz giant Playbuzz seeks to move beyond traditional content marketing to a new format optimized for mobile and social media.
Learn how your company can leverage the inherent virality of quizzes to gain brand awareness.
What is Playbuzz, and how did it become successful enough to surpass BuzzFeed and Huffington Post in Facebook shares?
The increasingly popular platform is giving away powerful tools for producing infectious content whether for fun or to jump start native ad campaigns.
Facebook recently launched a new service called Instant Articles, which allows publishers to create content that stays native to the social media platform, rather than requiring users to click through to the content publisher’s website.
Playbuzz CEO Shaul Olmert describes how consumers’ desire for engaging content will continue to define the relationship between publishers and Facebook.
Playbuzz is one of the most well-trafficked sites on the web, and now they’re letting brands in on the action.
A partner at the venture capital fund 83North, which led the round of investment, said that his firm had been drawn to Playbuzz because it provided a means for any website to attract readers.
Playbuzz, the most shared website on Facebook according to NewsWhip, announced Wednesday it has raised a $16 million funding round.
Playbuzz, the user-generated quiz and article site, revealed Wednesday it had raised $16 million in Series B financing, bringing its total funding to almost $20 million.
At a time when publishers and platforms can’t seem to swim in their own lanes, Playbuzz is a notable exception.
Playbuzz’s User-Generated Posts Account for 98% of Its Content
Imagine if you could build a website that would beat the top publishers at their own game within 10 months of launching. That’s what Playbuzz cofounder and CEO Shaul Olmert did.
Augment your online marketing strategy by tapping these tools: YouTube, BuzzFeed, Playbuzz and Udemy.
The site has been online since early this year, and the company behind it has been around since 2012. But it didn’t land on most people’s radars until this week, when NewsWhip — a social media analytics firm — published its monthly report on the Web sites people share most on Facebook.
It’s hard not to immediately notice the similarities between BuzzFeed and Playbuzz, the Israel-based viral media platform that has shot to near the top of Facebook’s most-shared publishers.
On Oct. 7, NewsWhip, a business that tracks how content moves through social networks, published its monthly analysis of the top publishers on Facebook (FB).
A BuzzFeed Clone Founded 10 Months Ago Is Crushing Other Websites On Facebook — Including BuzzFeed. You may not have heard about Playbuzz, but don’t be surprised if you see it pop up in your Facebook Newsfeed sometime soon.
A Son Of Israel’s Ex-Prime Minister Created A BuzzFeed Clone, And It’s Already Become Gigantic On Facebook
If Playbuzz’s name doesn’t already conjure up the quizzes and shareable content associated with BuzzFeed, just take a look at the two websites’ front pages.
What Kind Of Quiz Are You? 5 Ways That Playbuzz Out-Muscled BuzzFeed In The Social Content Sensation Of The Year
You’ve probably had a Playbuzz experience already, without realizing.
Or at least seen your friends posting breathless results with multiple exclamation marks.
The Israeli start-up Playbuzz racked up the second most shared links on Facebook in the month of September, according to a new report by NewsWhip, a business that tracks content published on social media.
Viral site Playbuzz were the talking point of our September Facebook rankings. We talked to their Chief Content Officer about their rise to the second most shared site in just a few short months.
You may not have heard of tech entrepreneur Shaul Olmert, but his two-year-old website is now the 29th most popular website in America. His small Tel Aviv-based company runs Playbuzz.com, a platform that allows anyone to create viral-style content such as top-10 lists, quizzes, polls and more.
Publishing used to be a grind, slowly and incrementally building audience month after month, year after year. Not so in the age of Facebook shares. Beyond the buzzy titans of social sharing like BuzzFeed and Upworthy are a squadron of, ahem, tribute sites that are putting up eye-popping audience numbers in an astonishingly short period of time.
Media has been in a constant change in the past few years and giant organisations have lost the battle due to their unwillingness to accept the obvious, i.e. that “less is much.” Nowadays, targeting a niche audience is a media organisation’s best chance to survive longer and better.
Business Insider reported last week that BuzzFeed –the online viral juggernaut—appeared to be “tanking” in terms of its Facebook traffic. In March, BuzzFeed articles were shared 13 million times on Facebook.
TEL AVIV—A tiny start-up founded by the son a former Israeli prime minister is climbing the online news pop charts by shamelessly riding the coat-tails of BuzzFeed.com, the online news phenomenon.
Tel Aviv quiz-making platform Playbuzz on June 16 announced that it raised $3 million in Series A funding led by Carmel Ventures’ general partner Daniel Cohen.