Screw design and get data, says Ben Huh of I Can Has Cheezburger

Who cares about good design or bad design, Ben Huh of the wildly successful Cheezburger network of comedy sites said today at GROW 2012. According to Huh, you don’t need great design to have a successful design. “We have one of the worst-looking sites on the planet,” Huh admitted.


Exclusive: Cheezburger will take page out of Reddit’s playbook, allow users to create own subsites

Cheezburger Network is planning a major shift in how it grows and adds new sites and categories. The humor network is building functionality that will allow the massive Cheezburger community to create its own sub-sites and communities based on emergent crowdsourced categories.
Essentially, the web’s comedy community is giving the keys of the kingdom to its users.

Cheezburger transforms Internet memes into $30M of funding

Sites like I Can Has Cheezburger, Fail Blog, and The Daily What may seem frivolous (because, well, they are), but they’ve just attracted $30 million in venture funding for Cheezburger Network, the company that owns them.