Site Info - Buzzfeed.com
Overview of web technologies used by Buzzfeed.com.
BuzzFeedBuzzFeed has the hottest, most social content on the web. We feature breaking buzz and the kinds of things you'd want to pass along to your friends.
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Number 363 of all websites according to Alexa
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Adobe Flash (by Adobe Systems, formerly Shockwave Flash and Macromedia Flash) is a multimedia platform for adding animation and interactivity to web pages.
HTML - Hypertext Mark-up Language - is the a language to define web pages.
UTF-8 (8-bit Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode, which is backwards compatible with ASCII.
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a lossy compression method suitable to store photographic images.
PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is a lossless compression image format, suitable to store graphics with uniformly colored areas, and originally introduced as a free, open-source successor of GIF.
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a lossless compression image format, originally introduced by CompuServe and suitable to store graphics, logos and simple animations.
External Cascading Style Sheets define style rules in a separate CSS file.
Embedded Cascading Style Sheets define a set of style rules in a <style> element within a web page.
Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
Go Daddy is an IT service provider, amongst others operating as SSL certificate authority. This includes ValiCert certificates, now operated by Go Daddy.
Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular open source web server by the Apache Software Foundation.
Ubuntu is a Linux distribution.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
Quantcast provides visitor statistics of web sites.
Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.
Gravity Insights is a web and conversation analytics solution for forums and community websites.
DoubleClick is an advertising network owned by Google.
AppNexus is an online advertising platform.
The technology score rates a site based on its technologies in a range from 0 to 100. It consists in a popularity score (how many sites use the same technologies), a traffic score (how much traffic have other sites using the same technologies) and a version score (how many sites use more recent technology versions). Quality alerts also affect the rating.