The Dodo

  • The Dodo is alive and well with 1 billion monthly video views

    The Dodo is alive and well with 1 billion monthly video views

    Looks like people really do like animal videos. The team at The Dodo (an online publisher focused on those aforementioned animals) told me their videos were viewed 1 billion times in November. That’s an increase of more than a tenfold from January, when Dodo videos received a mere 80 million views. The Dodo follows a “distributed” media strategy, which means that the majority… Read More

  • Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo and Seeker form a new, Discovery-backed holding company

    Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo and Seeker form a new, Discovery-backed holding company

    Four digital media organizations are coming together to form a new holding company — and they’ve also raised $100 million in additional funding from Discovery Communications. Those four companies are Thrillist (lifestyle), NowThis Media (video news), The Dodo (animals) and Discovery’s digital network Seeker (including its production studio SourceFed). Thrillist’s Ben… Read More