Nitasha Tiku · 06/17/14 10:32AM

Venturebeat says Buzzfeed may raise $200 million in funding. Disney recently dropped its offer to acquire Buzzfeed when the social sharing Siren wanted "upwards of $1 billion." More funding typically means a higher valuation and more pressure to exit.

Nitasha Tiku · 04/29/14 09:40AM

Disney was in talks to buy Buzzfeed, but negotiations failed when the site asked for "upwards of $1 billion," says Fortune. That could mean Buzzfeed's valuation grew 67 percent since September, when we heard the company thought it was worth $600 million. The 1 Downside to High Valuations: it's hard to find a buyer.

Nitasha Tiku · 12/03/13 01:38PM

That Darth Vader selfie is just the beginning of a partnership between Facebook and Disney "to promote Instagram without the disliked sponsored ads." Trust no one.