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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, 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 and — 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

Two months after raising $30 million, Seattle-based Cheezburger (the humor network formerly known as 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 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 Only 1,500 of the jiggly kitties are being given away starting at 5:10 to holders…


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