content recommendation

Taboola intros Facebook-style ‘news feed’ to target mobile users with more links

Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of publishers to provide a set of links at the bottom of pages directing readers to more content on the site and elsewhere, has long positioned Facebook

Report: Content recommendation companies Taboola and Outbrain are in advanced merger talks

Taboola and Outbrain -- two content recommendations companies that employ roughly 500 people, were formed the same year (2006) and have each raised substantial sums of venture capital -- are in advanc

Article recommendation startup ZergNet adds sponsored links, but promises to remain “content only”

ZergNet pitches itself as a higher-quality alternative to content recommendation widgets like Taboola and Outbrain. Now co-founder and CEO Reggie Renner is planning to become a bigger source of revenu

MightyTV uses a Tinder-style interface to offer personal tips on what to watch next

Maybe it’s the modern-day equivalent of endless channel-surfing — turning on Netflix or some other streaming video service, then going through page after page of movies and TV shows, never qui

Baidu, China’s Leading Search Engine, Makes Strategic Investment In Content Recommendation Platform Taboola

The companies declined to name the exact amount of the deal, but said that it is in the “multi-millions.” Taboola serves up the links in the “Around The Web” and “Recommended For You” sect

Content Recommendation Service (And Rumored IPO Candidate) Outbrain Raises Another $35M

Outbrain is announcing that it has raised $35 million in new funding. If you've ever read an article and found a widget at the bottom recommending stories you might also like (which can come from m

Amidst IPO Rumors, Outbrain Hires Its First CFO, Jeff Davison

Content discovery service <a target="_blank" href="http://www.outbrain.com">Outbrain</a> is announcing that it has hired Jeff Davison as its chief financial officer. The news comes about a day afte

Ideal Media Takes A More Hands-On Approach To Combining Recommended Content With Ads

Here's another startup trying to turn content recommendation into a business: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.idealmedia.com">Ideal Media</a>. Similar in concept to <a target="_blank" href="htt