Top March Events for the Publishing & Media Industry

Posted by Hilary Kay on Mar 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Check out our curated list of the best events for the publishing and media industry this March. You'll find a link to each event website in the title, dates, location, and a brief description. We'll be sharing the top events for each month, so you can count on us to find the best events for the rest of 2016.

Topics: Editorial Resources, Company News

U.S. News Consumption in the Age of Convenience: Our First Quarterly Report

Posted by Hilary Kay on Feb 25, 2016 1:14:27 PM

We're thrilled to release the findings of our very first report from The Wibbitz Research Hub: U.S. News Consumption in the Age of Convenience! This is the first of a quarterly report to bring you insightful data and findings about news consumption, video, and media trends. Today, we’ve kicked it off with a look into the who, what, where and how of news consumption habits and preferences in the U.S.

Topics: Audience Insights, Company News

Happy New Year From The Wibbitz Team!

Posted by Hilary Kay on Dec 30, 2015 11:26:18 AM

2015 has been a wonderful year for all of us at Wibbitz. From opening our office in New York, to welcoming new partners around the globe, we're extremely grateful for all of the support and successes we've had this year.

Topics: Product Updates, Company News

This Is How the Wibbitz Team & Partners Celebrate a Great Year

Posted by Hilary Kay on Dec 11, 2015 12:02:56 PM

The Wibbitz team invited our partners and friends to celebrate a great first year in New York and the successes to come in 2016. The past year has been filled with exciting innovations in digital video, new opportunities for publishers, and growth of the industry as a whole. We're proud to be part of these advancements, and even prouder to be partners with some of the industry's most innovative leaders.

Topics: Company News

Report: How Are Politics And News Consumption Habits Related?

Posted by Zohar Dayan on Oct 30, 2015 9:47:14 AM

The results of this survey were originally covered by our friends over at WIRED, read it here!

Ever since Kennedy v Nixon, politics and media go hand in hand. Each U.S. election serves as a tentpole topic for the media industry that year(s), showcasing the developments in media coverage that have happened since the last election cycle. At the start of Barack Obama’s presidency, digital outlets like Buzzfeed and the Huffington Post were only fledgling websites, while Twitter and Facebook were just social media entities – now, these platforms are all key outlets for breaking news.

Topics: Audience Insights, Company News

Hearst, USA Today Sports, & ViralNova Partner with Wibbitz for Video Strategy

Posted by Zohar Dayan on Oct 20, 2015 2:15:46 PM

With the steady increase in consumer demand for video content and growing opportunity for video ad revenue, publishers are putting video at the top of their priority list. But while video is essential to compete in the digital media market, publishers still face many challenges in formulating a solid video strategy.

We're excited to announce our new partnerships with Hearst, USA TODAY Sports, and ViralNova to support their video initiatives. TechCrunch covered the news, explaining how Wibbitz will be used to create short-form videos for more than 35 sites under the three publisher's umbrellas.

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Miami Digiday Publishing Summit: MAKING VIDEO CREATION A CRUISE

Posted by Hilary Kay on Sep 22, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Wibbitz embarked on an exciting journey to Miami, Florida this September and attended Digiday’s Publishing Summit. The agenda included inspiring speakers such as Chief Content Officer at Playboy, and engaging discussions about the most important trends and challenges in the industry. Attendees gained insight into topics such as Facebook’s implementation of instant articles, and the challenges that ad blocking has presented. In light of Wibbitz goal to make video creation a cruise, we put together a cruise themed lounge where guests stopped by to learn about our technology and even take some polaroid photos. Check out some photos from our time at the summit! 

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Wibbitz Makes New Friends at NYC Meetup Groups

Posted by Wibbitz on Aug 11, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Everyone loves socializing in summer, and the Wibbitz team is no exception. It's tough to turn down the influx of BBQ invitations, trips to the beach, and urge to explore new places and meet new people. Wibbitz has fully embraced city summer life and was thrilled to become involved with a very exciting community in NYC: Meetup groups. Our CEO & Co-founder Zohar Dayan was invited to speak at three separate NYC Meetup groups this past month. Zohar demonstrated how Wibbitz is disrupting the media industry for the Entrepreneurial Journalism Meetup; dived into details of our video platform for the NY Video Meetup; and wowed attendees with a live demo at the NY Tech Meetup

Topics: Company News

10 Takeaways From The New York #DigiPub Summit 2015

Posted by Wibbitz on Jul 22, 2015 3:33:00 PM

Wibbitz was proud to partner with the 2015 Digital Publishing Innovation Summit last week where leaders in digital publishing gathered to share valuable insights and practical knowledge. The #DigiPub Summit took place at the beautiful Pierre Hotel, located across from Central Park in New York City. Speakers included Mike Kriak, COO & CFO at Mashable; Koda Wang, COO at The Huffington Post; and Mia Mabanta, Director Revenue Products at Quartz.

Topics: Editorial Resources, Company News

Gartner Thinks We're Cool! Wibbitz Selected for Cool Vendor Report

Posted by Hilary Kay on Jul 14, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Each year Gartner -- the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company-- embarks upon the quest to find which innovative companies are leading the way in digital business. Their research and analysis is published in a collection of Gartner Cool Vendor Reports to recognize who’s intriguing and impactful in areas such as ‘Big Data’ and the ‘Internet of Things’. Gartner has announced that for 2015, Wibbitz was selected for its mobile app as one of five ‘Cool Vendors in Consumer Mobile Applications’ from around the world.

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Innovation & Expertise At The 2015 Global Editors Network Summit

Posted by Wibbitz on Jun 26, 2015 11:26:00 AM
Wibbitz had the pleasure of partaking in this year's Global Editors Network (GEN) Summit. Editors and top execs from premium publications and media organizations from around the world gathered to discuss how newsrooms must merge  content and  technology to succeed. The summit took place over three days with panels, keynote speeches and masterclasses that addressed hot topics and burning issues in the newsroom. We gained insights into BBC's content strategy for social media and mobile, Google's plan to develop stronger relations with publishers, and News Republic's experience with wearable devices. Attendees walked away with a wealth of practical knowledge to implement in the  newsroom and share with their teams. GEN Summit offered an impressive list of speakers including Cory Haik (Executive Producer and Senior Editor at The Washington Post), David Drummond (SVP, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer at Google), and our very own Yotam Cohen (Co-founder and COO at Wibbitz).

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Wibbitz Takes On The U.S. Market With $8M in Funding And A Unique Platform

Posted by Hilary Kay on May 23, 2015 2:17:00 PM

This was an exciting week for Wibbitz with our big announcement of $8 million series B funding and expansion into the U.S. market. After building a strong international client base, we're ready to take on the U.S. market and develop partnerships with its impressive group of publishers. We're proud to continue our strong relationships with existing investors Horizon Ventures, lool ventures, Initial Capital and Kima Ventures, and to welcome NantMobile to the Wibbitz family.

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Beet.TV Interview with Zohar Dayan | Brightroll Video Summit

Posted by Hilary Kay on May 11, 2015 2:15:00 PM

Wibbitz had a wonderful time sponsoring this year's BrightRoll Video Summit. We heard from programmatic veterans including Universal McCann's David Cohen and Christine De Martini from Electronic Arts on their experience with programmatic and insights moving forward within the field. In addition to the premium publishers and advertisers in attendance, we were joined by media industry experts such as Andy Plesser from Beet.TV. Andy caught up with Wibbitz Co-founder & CEO, Zohar Dayan, to discuss new product updates and publisher offerings like the Wibbitz Control-Room. Check it out!

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Wibbitz at the Mobile World Congress and 4YFN

Posted by Hilary Kay on Mar 3, 2015 9:30:00 AM

The 2015 Mobile World Congress and 4 Years From Now conference are in full swing, with more than 80,000 participants eagerly absorbing information about new technologies, product releases, and insights from leaders in the mobile space. Each year the Mobile World Congress and 4YFN introduce even more innovative concepts and exciting updates as mobile increasingly becomes deeply and widely integrated into our lives. Publisher representatives have a strong presence at the MWC and 4YFN this year, reflecting the growth in mobile within the publishing community. Speakers from publishing companies leading the industry in mobile strategy include Mark Howard from Forbes and Mike Butcher from TechCrunch. Wibbitz Co-founder & VP Biz Dev, Yotam Cohen, was also honored with invitations to speak at both MWC and 4YFN this year.

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Wibbitz 3.0 is Live! Bite-Sized News Has Never Sounded Better!

Posted by Yotam Cohen on Sep 5, 2014 1:30:00 PM

Today we’re announcing Wibbitz 3.0 for iOS with new never before seen features. The fully redesigned app introduces responsive design to news summaries selecting different content for different platforms. The new version also features real voice-over narration for top news stories, as well as the option of a short text summary.

Topics: Product Updates, Company News

Wibbitz Wins The Grand Prix Award At The Netexplo Forum At UNESCO Headquarters in Paris

Posted by Zohar Dayan on Apr 15, 2014 1:00:00 PM


Every year the Netexplo global observatory of digital innovations identifies the latest and most promising projects and experiments on every continent through its international network of more than 200 spotters. The nominations, comprised of several hundred projects including companies and technologies, are then analyzed in greater depth. A college of international experts selects the 100 most interesting cases, forming the annual Netexplo 100. 

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Wibbitz Wins Best Mobile Publishing Product at The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona!

Posted by Zohar Dayan on Mar 15, 2014 1:00:00 PM


The GSMA today announced the winners of the 19th Annual Global Mobile awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. 

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Wibbitz Video Summaries Now Show Real-Time Financial Info

Posted by Yotam Cohen on Feb 19, 2014 3:00:00 PM

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Wibbitz Voted as Finalist for the Global Mobile Awards 2014

Posted by Zohar Dayan on Jan 27, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Wibbitz has been nominated for the GSMA Mobile World Congress Innovation Awards!

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Apple Features Wibbitz on Best Apps of 2013!

Posted by Zohar Dayan on Dec 19, 2013 11:30:00 AM


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