The Filter

  • NBC Chooses The Filter Startup For Video Recommendation Platform

    Fresh from inking a deal with Dailymotion, one of the world’s largest video sites, The Filter, a startup with a white label discovery engine for digital entertainment, has a new commercial partnership with NBC.com to power the short-form video recommendations for its broadcast network website. The Filter’s technology will bubble up relevant video from NBC’s catalog… Read More

  • The Filter Signs DailyMotion Deal For Its Discovery Engine

    The Filter Signs DailyMotion Deal For Its Discovery Engine

    The Filter, which pitches itself literally as a personalized discovery engine for digital entertainment, has signed a deal with Dailymotion, one of the world’s largest video sites. The deal is most significant mainly for The Filter, since its main business model is as a white label personalisation engine for mass audiences. Specifically it will deliver recommendation services to… Read More

  • The Filter relaunches as white-label recommendation engine, adds Doug Merrill to board

    Almost two years ago The Filter, a startup backed by Peter Gabriel, launched to bring better music and movie recommendations to consumers. The site got lost in the abundance of more popular music and movie sites out there, so about a year ago CEO David Maher Roberts decided to shift gears and start licensing his recommendation engine to other businesses. It was the right move. Today, the… Read More

  • The Filter Reboots As Recommendation Engine For Hire, Ex-Googler Doug Merrill Joins Board

    The Filter Reboots As Recommendation Engine For Hire, Ex-Googler Doug Merrill Joins Board

    Almost two years ago The Filter, a startup backed by Peter Gabriel, launched to bring better music and movie recommendations to consumers. The site got lost in the abundance of more popular music and movie sites out there, so about a year ago CEO David Maher Roberts decided to shift gears and start licensing his recommendation engine to other businesses. It was the right move. Today, the… Read More

  • The Filter Launches, With A Message From Peter Gabriel

    The Filter, the media recommendation engine that we covered last April, has opened its doors to the public. The Peter Gabriel-backed company offers an entertainment start page that provides recommendations on movies, music, and online video (it is mostly focused on perfecting its music recommendations for the time being). In the following video Peter Gabriel explains why we need sites like… Read More

  • 100 More Invites For The Filter

    100 More Invites For The Filter

    We have 100 more invites for Peter Gabriel’s music discovery site, The Filter. See my review from yesterday. You can sign up here. Get ‘em while they last. Read More