Fairfax has updated the entire Stuff platform by migrating it to Adobe’s cloud-based content management system called Adobe Experience Manager. And the media company’s product development director Robert Hutchinson says that the company aims to become as flexible as BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post in terms of its digital storytelling capabilities.
StopPress sits down with BuzzFeed Australia’s editor Simon Crerar for a chat about the website being like a Parisian café, Kiwis being better sharers than Aussies and why inane animal .gifs can co-exist with serious content.
StopPress recently ran a story on how BuzzFeed is making moves in the Australasian market. And while most of the list-making juggernaut’s activities are focused on the other side of the ditch, Kiwi businesses are also starting to experiment with the company’s unique brand of native advertising, which holds such reverence for the power of the .gif. We look at what Sky and the NZTA are doing in this space.