The most sharable content has become the foothold for the success of any publishing website. Buzzfeed leads the scene with the fresh and innovative. Founded in 2006 by Jonah Peretti. The site started out as a news and viral posts sharing entity but has since grown into one of the most loved and recognized social media news and entertainment companies around the world.Peretti began the site in a viral lab back in 2006. Within a short span of time, the portal has grown into what they claim as the “social news and entertainment company.” Today it publishes articles under multiple domains, including news, entertainment, animals, NSFW etc.
The company which began small managed to get hold of one of the leading venture capitalist firm, Andreesseen Horowitz, back in 2014. With their efforts, they were able to double their initial funding. With Horowitz providing more than $50 million in funding, Buzzfeed was soon able to expand rapidly and employ a talent force of close to 500 more people.