Ology

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Ology Corp
Ology-logo.png
Type Online entertainment news and social media Company
Headquarters New York City
Founder(s) Beth Haggerty and Vivian Moran
Industry Internet
Website www.ology.com
Alexa rank 20,648[1]

Ology is an entertainment news and social media website based in New York City, United States. The key focus of Ology is to provide a place for users to share their passions, offering a platform where they can build communities, engage with one another, and discover new content amidst a vibrant gathering of active experts and professional editors.[2]

History[edit]

Ology was founded by Beth Haggerty and Vivian Moran in June 2008.[3] It consists of daily updated news trends, original editorial content, interviews, reviews, recaps, and user communities related to TV, film, music, celebrities, fashion, geek culture, humor, politics, and sports.[4] Since the social platform was released to the public in early 2012, significant communities have developed around groups for fans of Supernatural, Being Human, X-Files, Darren Criss, Carrie Underwood, Tom Felton, and Austin Mahone, among others.

Impact[edit]

In May 2011, Ology ranked number 1 in growth on comScore.[5] Ology has been cited by The American Spectator,[6] The Austin Chronicle,[7] and MTV News.[8] In April 2012, Geek Sugar highlighted Ology for its "hilarious, tongue-in-cheek news stories, viral videos, and trends," and Business Insider featured the website in December for its commercial potential as a social media website. In February 2013, a shifting focus to OogLyfe was noticed by several users, but when asked for an official statement Ology declined.

Publisher Network[edit]

Ology Media runs The Ology Publisher network, reaching 22.5 million users.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ology.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ "About Us". Ology Corp. Retrieved May 7, 2012. 
  3. ^ "People". Ology Corp. Retrieved May 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ology.com Splash". Ology Corp. Retrieved May 7, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Ology Media Launches "My.Ology" The First True "Interest-Based" Social Network". PR Web. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  6. ^ Glass, Kevin (October 17, 2011). "The Day Ahead: Monday, October 17". The American Spectator (American Spectator Foundation). Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  7. ^ Whittaker, Richard (October 19, 2011). "The Romney Offensive". The Austin Chronicle (Austin Chronicle Corporation). Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  8. ^ Vena, Jocelyn (June 9, 2011). "Beyonce's 4: Early Reviews Are In!". MTV News (Viacom). Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  9. ^ http://ologycorp.com/content/publishers

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