New York, NY (May 16, 2018) -- NowThis is currently ranked as the no. 1 “News & Politics” brand globally on Facebook by Tubular Labs -- ahead of CNN, Daily Mail, ABC News and Fox News. NowThis Politics is also in the top 5 and together, NowThis has more than 2x the views as the next highest ranking publisher. Consumers watched 1 billion minutes of NowThis news content on Facebook in April 2018 -- marking an all time monthly high. NowThis is the news destination of choice for young people and proudly reaches 70% of all Americans in their 20’s (Source: Nielsen Digital Content Ratings).
"Even as NowThis grows significantly on other platforms, we’re thrilled to report our continued success on Facebook. This comes down to knowing our audience and the platforms where they get their news,” said NowThis President Athan Stephanopoulos. “We understand the issues young adults care about and we're committed to keeping them informed."
NowThis creates news content for the social, mobile generation by informing, entertaining and inspiring its audience about what’s happening and important in the world right now. Launched in 2012, NowThis is the #1 news brand in the world on social with more than 2.2 billion monthly views. NowThis has twelve content verticals, including: News, Politics, Entertainment, Future, Her, Money, Sports, Food and more. In December 2016, NowThis joined forces with Thrillist, The Dodo and Seeker to form Group Nine Media.