Why publishers should ban slideshows

by Chris Johanesen  — Digiday

“Slideshow” has become a dirty word on the Web, and with good reason. Here’s why Buzzfeed will never have slideshows and what that means in the media industry.

Before Buzzfeed was a media company, we were a tech startup, and technology still runs in our veins. When we launched in 2006, we weren’t focused on monetization. We were concerned with making a site people would want to visit and articles people would want to share.

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