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UPDATE 09/24: NEW SPEAKERS HAVE BEEN ADDED (DETAILS BELOW) Online publishers today are experiencing a complicated relationship with technology companies. The rise of social media giants, from Facebook to Twitter to Snapchat, has created new channels for media companies to reach large audiences. But the personalized feeds of information that define each of those platforms also present an additional source of competition for user attention. As audiences increasingly expect personalized experiences, how can publishers adapt their online properties to not only meet the needs of readers, but also compete with the likes of Facebook? Join us on Wednesday, September 30 at 6:30 PM for an in-depth conversation with some of the leading players in online media today: Nick Denton, Founder and CEO of Gawker Media Group Adam Singolda, Founder and CEO of Taboola Ian Fette, CTO at Gawker Media Group Daniel Doubrovkine, CTO at Artsy The event will take place […]
Last week, several members from Taboola’s Asia-Pacific team were on-site at the iMedia Brand Summit in Goa, meeting with some of India’s most influential marketers and exchanging thoughts on how the digital media industry is evolving throughout the country. The three-day event, hosted at the beachside Alila Diwa Goa resort, included keynote speeches from executives at leading companies such as BBC News, Samsung, Forrester Research and IBM. The event also featured a session led by our own Joe France, Director of Sales and Partnership Management at Taboola APAC. Speaking in front of an audience of over 70 top brands, Joe walked through the fundamentals of Taboola’s algorithm and the ways that content discovery can enable brands to reach consumers through in-depth storytelling. While many of the brands in attendance were focused on the data segments of customers they already knew, Joe explained how “discovery” can engage with a much broader […]
Today, we’re excited to officially announce a new partnership with Australia’s fastest growing publisher: Allure Media. Reaching over 8 million unique browsers in Australia every month, Allure Media’s network includes some of the most innovative publishers on the Web, such as the Australian editions of Business Insider, Kotaku, Gizmodo, Lifehacker, POPSUGAR, ShopStyle, and more. Over the next few months, Taboola’s personalization technology will be seamlessly integrated across several of Allure Media’s sites, on both desktop and mobile platforms, engaging the publisher’s influential audiences with content they may like and never knew existed. We’ll also be collaborating with Allure Media’s editorial team to uncover new insights around how users behave across the network, boosting audience engagement and generating meaningful revenue. Our partnership with Allure Media signifies Taboola’s ongoing commitment to expanding our digital footprint in Australia. To learn more about the details around our partnership, please read the full press release […]
Ziff Davis CEO Vivek Shah has done a remarkable job transforming the 88-year-old publisher into a digital-first media organization. The company’s portfolio of sites reaches some of the web’s largest and most influential audiences, and includes trusted brands such as PCMag.com and IGN.com, and popular lifestyle sites like AskMen.com. Today, we’re excited to announce that Taboola is teaming up with Ziff Davis to bring content discovery to its entire network of sites, reaching over 120 million monthly unique visitors, spanning desktop and mobile websites, and native mobile apps. We believe there is an untapped opportunity for brands to engage these audiences through ROI-driven storytelling. Tech and gaming enthusiasts browse their favorite sites with high-intent, and targeted content can be the catalyst that helps them discover and purchase new products and services they may like and never knew existed. This is the first time that brands have been able to […]
Today, we announced an exclusive, three-year partnership with Gannett Co., Inc. to integrate Taboola’s discovery platform across their network of digital publishing assets in more than 110 markets. Gannett is one of the world’s leading media companies, featuring some of the most trusted names in news, including USA TODAY, and we’re honored to be working with such a talented team of people. Together, we’ll bring personalized content recommendations to Gannett’s audience on all platforms, and empower editorial teams with insights around how consumers are behaving across the network. We’ll also be experimenting with some exciting initiatives around audience segmentation, leveraging data to adapt the on-site experience for different groups of users. This type of next-generation personalization has become a key priority for us in years to come at Taboola as we see the web grow increasingly fragmented. When we started our mission around “discovery” over eight years ago, the web […]
Earlier this morning, we announced an exclusive, 2-year partnership with The Associated Press, the largest U.S.-based news agency and one of the most respected and trusted sources of independent news in the world. In our work together, Taboola’s personalized content recommendations will appear across the AP’s desktop and mobile websites, as well as in APMobile, the AP’s native mobile app for global and local news which has been downloaded over 13 million times. This is a huge step for publishers worldwide, as more and more are making mobile app monetization a growing priority. We’re excited to collaborate with The Associated Press on improving the in-app user experience, driving both engagement and revenue goals, and creating new value for AP’s readers and members alike. To learn more about Taboola’s partnership with The Associated Press, please read the full press release here.
When I first met with Jon Steinberg, we had a meaningful disagreement. But much like in life, that disagreement has evolved into an especially strong partnership (and friendship). I was already impressed by Jon’s previous work at BuzzFeed where he became known as the “Godfather of Native,” monetizing BuzzFeed without a single banner ad ever shown. Asking him questions over the past few months about what works and what might be broken around Native, I joked that his direct answers made me feel like he is “half Israeli” — transparent, and to the point. As we talked about the rapid changes sweeping through the web, and his current role as CEO of Daily Mail North America, it became apparent that the category Jon helped pioneer years ago was ready for another revolution, and a big one. We experimented with a new expansion of our Discovery platform as a test […]
Have you joined the podcast revolution? We have. This week, Taboola founder and CEO, Adam Singolda, sat down with Fox News Reporter Jo Ling Kent for the latest episode in her podcast series Fast Forward. Each week, Fast Forward features movers and shakers from across the tech and media landscape to showcase innovative ideas and how they are shaping our future. In the podcast’s ninth episode, Jo asks Adam what inspired him to start Taboola and how the company has achieved success. You can listen to the entire interview in full by clicking below.
Yesterday, we announced an expansion of our long-standing partnership with Business Insider to drive on-site engagement and monetization through Taboola’s multi-platform, personalized content recommendations. With over 45 million monthly unique visitors, Business Insider is one of the world’s leading business sites, and we are thrilled to work with such a well-positioned and intelligence-driven publisher. Building on our previous work together, Taboola will be looking to deliver new audience development opportunities on Business Insider across all devices, especially around mobile and video which are proving to be key growth drivers for online publishers going forward. More than anything, we’re excited to continue working and innovating with the BI team, and taking part in the next chapter of Business Insider’s remarkable growth story. To learn more about our partnership with Business Insider, please read the full press release here.
Earlier this month, we hosted our latest Taboola Talks event around the theme of “Data Never Goes Out of Style.” A roomful of attendees gathered at Taboola’s global headquarters in New York City to hear from Jessica Novak, Senior Content Strategist at Refinery29, and Liz White, Head of Strategy and Development at Poshly. The discussion revolved around both the opportunities and pain points of incorporating data-driven strategies into marketing and editorial workflows. Novak and White are enmeshed in these transitions at their respective companies, which have each carved out a valuable niche within the competitive digital media landscape. Refinery29’s scientific approach to audience development (supported in part by Taboola Newsroom), paired with a distinctive editorial voice, have built it into the largest independent fashion and style website in the US. Poshly’s growing and buzz-worthy online platform hosts engaging questionnaires that help beauty lovers discover new products and unlock personalized giveaways. […]