• JibJab Closes $7.5 Million Series C Round To Keep The Laughs Rolling

    JibJab, a site popular for its parody videos and irreverent eGreetings, has closed a $7.5 million Series C funding round with participation from new investors Overbrook Entertainment (a production company co-founded by Will Smith) and Sony Pictures Entertainment, as well as existing investor Polaris Venture Partners. The company had previously raised around $9.4 million. The site generates… Read More

  • elves

    http://aka.zero.jibjab.com/client/zero/ClientZero_EmbedViewer.swf?external_make_id=2S9aXFiZFMD2Dnqu&service=sendables.jibjab.com&partnerID=ElfYourself Send your own ElfYourself eCards (The back story). Read More

  • This Christmas, OfficeMax's ElfYourself.com Will Get a JibJab Twist

    A year ago, one of the surprise holiday breakout hits on the Web was ElfYourself.com. It was a promotional viral video site created by OfficeMax that let people upload their pictures and create dancing elves that they could then send as e-cards to family and friends. ElfYourself turned out to be the fastest growing site last December, peaking at 39 million unique visitors in the U.S. (and… Read More

  • JibJab Has Our Number

    http://llnw.jibjab.com/content/player.swf JibJab has obviously figured out that pasting our pictures onto a video is a sure fire way to get a link from us. Here’s the latest, although I still like Gizmoz’s effort a lot more. Nice to see Om Malik doing the moves so soon after his hospital visit. :-) CrunchBase Information JibJab Gizmoz Information provided by CrunchBase Read More

  • JibJab Now Puts You In a Pepsi Ad—Thanks Lloyd Braun

    We’ve written before about JibJab’s Sendables electronic video greeting cards that cost $0.50 to $3 each. Now, they found a sponsor in Pepsi for two holiday greeting videos through former Yahoo exec Lloyd Braun’s new company BermanBraun, which works with Pepsi to create online video branding opportunities like this one. You can upload a photo of your head and that of… Read More

  • Insert Your 3D Avatar Into Movie Clips. All The Cool Kids Do It.

    Get your own at Gizmoz.com If you like putting yourself into movie clips with JibJab, you’ll like this new product from Gizmoz, too. Unlike JibJab, which takes a still 2D image and moves only the mouth up and down, Gizmoz has developed proprietary technology to create a 3D facial image and includes various expression changes as well… Read More

  • Happy Halloween From The Sick People at JibJab

    http://www.jibjab.com/v/208029Los Angeles based JibJab continues to expand its business beyond its traditional political satires. They’ve recently released a for-pay virtual greeting card business called Sendables that will appeal to many people (like me) with a slightly dark sense of humor. The video above is one of my favorites. I couldn’t stop laughing. Users get to send one or… Read More

  • Exclusive: Arrington Goes Nuts in "Unnecesary Force"

    This just went live from JibJab. There are now two new movies in their Starring You line of animations where you can upload your head to star in the movie. Here’s one with Arrington and me called Unnecessary Force, which jibjab kindly made for us. I tried to stop him folks. Also check out Math Camp Massacres. (For more on Starring You, check out this… Read More

  • New JibJab Video – The News

    http://www.jibjab.com/watch/583911 JibJab, the creators of the famous 2004 U.S. presidential election parody cartoon “This Land” have a new original video out called “The News,” embedded above. The new video premiered tonight at the annual Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner. All of their original videos can be viewed here. JibJab is slowly expanding from… Read More

  • JibJab's "Great Sketch Experiment"

    If you have no idea what JibJab is, turn the volume up on your computer and start with their original parody cartoon of the 2004 U.S. presidential election called “This Land,” which has been viewed more than 80 million times. Then go watch all of their other original cartoons here. JibJab is now leveraging their brand to expand beyond a few self-produced parody videos. In April… Read More