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  • Webedia Acquires Blogging Platform OverBlog

    Webedia Acquires Blogging Platform OverBlog

    Long-standing blogging platform OverBlog has been acquired by Webedia, a French online media company, for “less than $6.9 million” (€5 million) according to L’Opinion. OverBlog co-founder and CEO Frédéric Montagnon wrote on his blog that it’s been a long and winding road for OverBlog. OverBlog was created ten years ago. As a reminder, the web was very different… Read More

  • Ebuzzing & Teads Merge To Create Global Video Ad Group, IPO Pegged For 2015

    Ebuzzing & Teads Merge To Create Global Video Ad Group, IPO Pegged For 2015

    Ebuzzing and Teads, a pair of European adtech companies focused on video advertising, are to merge — setting their sights on an IPO in 2015. The “Ebuzzing and Teads” group is being created in the hopes of building a global online video ad giant with complementary technology offerings that it can continue selling to both advertisers and publishers. The combined Ebuzzing… Read More

  • Affectiva Inks Deal With Ebuzzing Social To Integrate Face Tracking And Emotional Response Into Online Video Ad Analytics

    Affectiva Inks Deal With Ebuzzing Social To Integrate Face Tracking And Emotional Response Into Online Video Ad Analytics

    Last August, Affectiva, developer of a new way to track facial responses to online content, raised $12 million from KPCB, Horizon and others to take its tech to a wider market. Today comes one of the fruits of that effort: the company is announcing a deal with the Ebuzzing Social video advertising platform for the company to integrate Affectiva’s Affdex facial coding software into… Read More

  • Top European Blogging Platform OverBlog Acquires Timeline Creator Timekiwi

    Top European Blogging Platform OverBlog Acquires Timeline Creator Timekiwi

    Normally, Palo Alto companies buy European ones, but sometimes there are exceptions. Case in point: today OverBlog, a leading blog platform in Europe with over 32 million uniques according to comScore, is announcing it has acquired Timekiwi, a tool that helps you make a timeline using your social media postings. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but OverBlog says Timekiwi will… Read More

  • Ebuzzing, the sponsored content platform for bloggers, launches in the UK

    Ebuzzing, the European “video and sponsored content ad platform”, officially launches in the UK today. The service, which has a slightly checkered history based on its original pay per-post model, offers an ad channel for viral videos: Bloggers sign up and blog about the video campaigns that interest them and get paid in the process. It’s part of the Wikio Group and has… Read More

  • Wikio merges with Ebuzzing – cue controversy

    [France] Wikio has announced on its blog (in French) that Ebuzzing has joined the “Wikio communication group”. You’ve probably heard of Wikio – you know, a kind’ve competitor to Digg and Technorati in France which expanded to Europe. But you’ve probably not heard of Ebuzzing, which is focused on France. Wikio and Ebuzzing are in fact two major players for… Read More