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College Humor Co-Founder: Celebrity Retweeting Doesn’t Guarantee Traffic As Well As Facebook Sharing

Is Twitter really a private lock box for your deepest secrets? Ricky Van Veen, co-founder  of College Humor, explains how he and his team of video comics come up with crazy ideas like that in this new episode of Media Beat.

What’s College Humor? I described it in Part 1 of this Media Beat interview series with Ricky.

If you’ve ever laughed your ace off watching a random Jake and Amir skit your friend showed you, you probably went on to watch the entire series. It’s that good. With more 85 million video views a month, a successful Tumblr page and two of the most recognizable web-based comedy talents ever, CollegeHumor.com is helping New York-based IAC laugh all the way to the bank.

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