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Websitecheezburger.com
Blogfailblog.cheezbur...
Twitter@cheezburger
CategoryNews/Media
Employees200
Founded9/2007
DescriptionComedic web sites

Offices

Cheezburger
200 W. Thomas St., Suite 200
Seattle, WA, 98119
USA

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CEO
CFO
Board Member
Board of Directors
Advisor

Acquisitions

Know Your Meme, 3/2011
Fail Dogs, 4/2009

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Cheezburger

Cheezburger, the company behind popular sites such as I Can Has Cheezburger? FAIL Blog, Memebase, and The Daily What, was founded in September 2007 by Ben Huh, a former journalist turned dot com entrepreneur with a knack for nailing popular zeitgeist. Ben has been credited with bringing Internet memes to the mainstream and popularizing Internet culture. The Internet media publisher counts a passionate fan base of 16.5 million people who upload more than 500,000 pictures and videos as well as view 375 million pages and 110 million videos each month. Cheezburger has been profitable since its inception with revenue from three sources advertising, traditional media publishing including books, and merchandising.

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Cheezburger screenshot
Above: Homepage
Uploaded: 10/3/13

Products

FailBlog.org

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I Can Has Cheezburger?

Websiteicanhascheezburger.com
Launch DateJanuary, 2007

I Can Has Cheezburger? is the first photoblog to feature LOLcats. The site allows users to upload photos of cats and attach quirky, “cat-speak” captions.

Cheezburger screenshot
Above: I can has cheezburger?
Uploaded: 11/4/08

I Has a Hotdog

Websiteihasahotdog.com
StageLive

I Has a Hotdog is the “LOLdog” (modeled after LOLcats) photoblog.

Cheezburger screenshot
Above: I Has a Hotdog
Uploaded: 11/4/08

Sources

  1. Cheezburger Network Buys Know Your Meme (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  4. PrivCo.com - Private Company Financial Data Authority (privco.com) [edit]
  5. mashable.com [edit]
  6. I Can Has Funding: Cheezburger Raises $30M For LOLcats, FAIL Blog And Other Memes (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. I Can Has Funding: Cheezburger Raises $5M From Foundry, Madrona , Softbank For LOLcats, FAIL Blog And Other Memes (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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