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  • With theBomb, The Makers Of theChive Aim To Create A Viral Video Hub

    With theBomb, The Makers Of theChive Aim To Create A Viral Video Hub

    Resignation Media, the startup behind the popular photo site theChive, is moving into the viral video business with the launch of a new property, theBomb. Even if you’re not a regular Chive visitor (or, to use the parlance of the site, a Chiver or a Chivette) you may be familiar with one of the site’s publicity stunts from wayyyyy back in 2010, the girl who quit her job with a… Read More

  • Resignation Media Hires CEO John Ellis To Run Tapiture, Its Fast-Growing Pinterest For Men

    Resignation Media Hires CEO John Ellis To Run Tapiture, Its Fast-Growing Pinterest For Men

    The idea of a “Pinterest for men” is something that gets thrown around a lot — a few months ago, it seemed like I’d get a pitch for a new one every day. Tapiture is one of the newer contenders, but its traffic numbers suggest that it has a chance at claiming the title. It helps that the site is associated with an established property, namely humor site theCHIVE. Leo… Read More

  • If It's On The Internet, It Must Be True

    Editor’s note: Jon Orlin is the Production Director for TechCrunch TV This past week, formerly unknown actress Elyse Porterfield fooled millions playing Jenny, the fired Dry Erase girl, in a clever hoax. Right now, I guarantee other pranksters are dreaming up new schemes to fool you again. And journalists, who at one time were tasked with protecting the public from such lies, no… Read More