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Heavy.com
Heavy.com Logo 2017.svg
Type of site
News
Available in English, Spanish
Owner Heavy Inc.
Created by
  • Simon Assaad
  • David Carson
Website heavy.com
Alexa rank Positive decrease 1,075 (November 2017)[1]
Commercial Yes
Registration Optional
Launched September 23, 1998; 20 years ago (1998-09-23)
Current status Active

Heavy.com is a news and information website based in New York City. Founded in 1999 as an entertainment website[2] by Simon Assaad and David Carson,[3] the site switched to news and popular-culture content in 2012.[4] The site is owned by Heavy Inc., which also owns the Spanish-language news site Ahoramismo.com. Assaad is the CEO of Heavy Inc.

In earlier incarnations, Heavy.com created and produced comic programming and original video, including the Behind the Music that Sucks series.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heavy.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  2. ^ Ives, Nat (May 3, 2005). "The Media Business: Advertising; The latest unconventional vehicle for promotions is a hand-held media device. Will anyone watch?". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  3. ^ Hansell, Saul (March 27, 2006). "A Web Site So Hip It Gets Laddies to Watch the Ads". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  4. ^ "About Heavy". Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  5. ^ Gathman, Roger (March 1, 2002). "Behind the Web Site That Works: Heavy.com's wicked humor and winning strategy". The Austin Chronicle. ISSN 1074-0740. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  6. ^ King, Brad (March 25, 2005). "Heavy.com: Behind the Sucks". Wired News. Condé Nast Publications. Retrieved 2009-05-14.

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