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May 27, 2011 at 12:58 PM

Cheezburger hires data scientist

Seattle-based humor network Cheezburger today hired its first data scientist, Sean Power, an expert in Web analytics. That’s according to a report on ReadWriteWeb.com, which interviewed Power for an extensive story. Power told the site that he’s building a team to “manage, analyze and ultimately productize” the results of its data analysis: “I’m going from the top…

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May 17, 2011 at 1:41 PM

Video: Cheezburger’s Huh on news, democracy, social media

After launching a string of hit humor Web sites, Ben Huh is turning his attention to online news. The founder of Seattle-based Cheezburger — a network of websites, including Icanhascheezburger.com and failblog.org — detailed his plans in a wide-ranging talk to a group of Seattle journalists Tuesday night. Long before he became the king of…

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March 28, 2011 at 1:10 PM

Cheezburger memes up, buys NY-based KnowYourMeme.com

Two months after raising $30 million, Seattle-based Cheezburger (the humor network formerly known as Icanhascheezburger.com) spent a chunk of the money buying New York-based Know Your Meme. Know Your Meme operates a sort of meme-o-pedia – an online reference guide that aggregates and categorizes the ideas or concepts that build up enough online traction to become…

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May 4, 2010 at 5:14 PM

Mee-ow! Check out Mariners’ Cheezburger bobblehead

This has to be the geekiest collectors’ item since the Pets.com sock puppet. It’s the Cheezburger Night Bobblehead that’s being given away at the Mariners’ June 3 game against the Twins, during a promotion sponsored by Seattle Web sensation Icanhascheezburger.com. Only 1,500 of the jiggly kitties are being given away starting at 5:10 to holders…

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