THE SCIENCE OF PUBLISHING

Highly-Verticalized Content Managed With Proprietary Best-In-Class Technology

Hive Media leverages proprietary software to understand user demographics and interests. Managing 400+ million pageviews every month, we dynamically adapt article and ad stack layouts to provide a highly-engaging user experience. Our technology allows us to understand each unique reader’s behavior and engagement levels.

OUR TECHNOLOGIES

Hive Media has developed industry leading technologies capable of collecting and extracting real-time user and advertising information from big data-sets. Our platform provides AI optimized campaigns across dozens of native, social, and programmatic ad networks. When paired with highly verticalized publishing platforms we are able to deliver the most focused content with the best ad experience to users anywhere in the world.

SWARM CMS

Our Structured Writing And Rapid Management platform was designed to easily develop popular content types while delivering A/B testing for our content inside of a real-time feedback loop.

CONTENT ANALYTICS

Hive Media Group leverages big data to generate articles about relevant topics which are delivered to highly-verticalized demographics in search of specific content topics and types.

SESSION OPTIMIZATION

A robust A/B and multi-arm bandit testing platform was built to optimize session engagement. We run 10,000+ variations per site every second of the day.

RAPID DISTRIBUTION

An A.I. supported campaign management system was built to adjust bids in real time. Our platform delivers an ad stack that delivers the highest level of engagement possible for our advertising partners.

1.6+
billion

monthly
impressions

400+
million

monthly global pageviews
to Hive Media properties

25
million

unique visits per month
to Hive Media domains

63%

of users have college
or higher education

65%

of users have

$50k+

income

45%

of audience ages 25-54

OUR BRANDS

Hive Media Group operates numerous highly-verticalized web properties that provide engaging content for visitors around the world. We’re committed to growth through internal site curation, as well as acquisition of well-known, brand-safe assets.

Trendchaser dishes up evergreen content for the modern mind. A revolutionary maverick on the publishing scene, Trendchaser has delivered outstanding stories to droves of consumers, smashing records and grabbing the attention of the savviest US advertisers. Through relentless trial and error, the site has stumbled upon a winning formula for readers and media buyers alike. Always fresh, never frozen, Trendchaser makes the content consumers love to click.

Idolator, originally founded in 2006 has become one of the leading independent publications dedicated to pop music. Passionate,critical and comprehensive, Idolator delivers breaking news and analysis,authoritative reviews, interviews,photo galleries, live music coverage and the latest songs, music videos and more. The site is regularly retweeted and name-check by household names like Lady Gaga,Kelly Clarkson and Meghan Trainor. It offers professional editorial and a premium brand that media buyers and fans alike have come to love and trust.

Buzznet was founded in 2005 as a music lifestyle photo sharing community that soared in popularity in the pop-punk and emo music genres at the birth of the UGC trend. Over the years, Buzznet grew up from being entirely emo and influencer-focused into more premium editorial and broader pop culture appeal while retaining its roots with beautiful photography and youth culture style and a solid brand media with users and media buyers.

Give it Love is home to awe-inspiring and heart-warming stories found from all corners of the web. Not all news is bad these days! We provide the positive stories you didn’t know you needed. Not only do we hope to give these stories love by giving them attention, but we strive to give you love by brightening your day! Feel free to spread the love and share which stories make you happy!

Postfun is your one-stop-shop internet-browsing experience. Whether you’re looking to adore pictures of silly animals or learn about incredible stories from around the world, this website has it all. Postfun is a family friendly site created around the belief that everyone deserves to have a good laugh every now and then. Our content is designed around making the viewer crack a smile, and if our pictures don’t, then the witty commentary from our writers surely will. Choose from one of our numerous categories or just get clicking, there’s no right way to enjoy yourself while on Postfun!

Ever wonder what happened to the actors of your favorite television show, or want to learn behind the scenes secrets your childhood films? Then head on over to Past Factory! Past Factory is a nostalgia-based website that focuses on the entertainment industry back when times were simpler. Learn about the career of young Harrison Ford, or the ins-and-outs of Bewitched! The content is endless! Past Factory is a goldmine of information about the past and the great entertainment of its time. So, buckle up and get ready to be transported back in time with the help of Past Factory!

Desafío Mundial provides a constant stream of high-intent sports fans for brands seeking to connect with an impassioned global audience. We furnish soccer devotees with the latest coverage of their favorite sports superstars, via listicles, game recaps, lifestyle pieces, and high-impact formats. Desafío Mundial strives to entertain enthusiasts, while providing advertisers with unique methods of activating their target users.

Hooch is all about original content, hot off the presses! We publish fun and tasty articles that you can consume from all of your devices. We’re driven by the need to please our readers, so let us know what you think about our latest work. We know that we have something to add to your everyday reading list, so find what interests you at Hooch.net!

PureVolume pre-dated Myspace as the original social network for music discovery. PureVolume is a genuine platform – a place where emerging artists share their new music and fans go to discover them.The careers of Fall Out Boy, Gym Class Heroes and more were launched on PureVolume, and the archives still include some of the earliest unreleased recordings from Lady Gaga and many more. PureVolume has been widely recognized in the New York Times, L.A. Times, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, and others.

Hive Media Group reaches hundreds of millions of visitors across the globe through its owned and operated web properties. If your brand also wants to reach these visitors, contact us for advertising opportunities. We offer high-impact, comprehensive, solutions for advertisers in search of brand-safe options for their scalable media buys.

LET’S CHAT

Headquartered in San Diego, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Tel Aviv, Hive Media Group is seeking exceptional candidates to join our expanding team of internet trailblazers.

Drive Market Leadership

Be on the team that perfects media and advertising. Spread your wings.

Learning & Development

Hive Media Group supports ongoing development of every team member. We encourage employee efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology and business intelligence.


Hive Media leverages proprietary software to understand user demographics and interests. Managing 400+ million pageviews every month, we dynamically adapt article and ad stack layouts to provide a highly-engaging user experience. Our technology allows us to understand each unique reader’s behavior and engagement levels.

OUR TECHNOLOGIES

Hive Media has developed industry leading technologies capable of collecting and extracting real-time user and advertising information from big data-sets. Our platform provides AI optimized campaigns across dozens of native, social, and programmatic ad networks. When paired with highly verticalized publishing platforms we are able to deliver the most focused content with the best ad experience to users anywhere in the world.

SWARM CMS

Our Structured Writing And Rapid Management platform was designed to easily develop popular content types while delivering A/B testing for our content inside of a real-time feedback loop.

CONTENT ANALYTICS

Hive Media Group leverages big data to generate articles about relevant topics which are delivered to highly-verticalized demographics in search of specific content topics and types.

SESSION OPTIMIZATION

A robust A/B and multi-arm bandit testing platform was built to optimize session engagement. We run 10,000+ variations per site every second of the day.

RAPID DISTRIBUTION

An A.I. supported campaign management system was built to adjust bids in real time. Our platform delivers an ad stack that delivers the highest level of engagement possible for our advertising partners.

1.6+
billion

monthly
impressions

400+
million

monthly global pageviews
to Hive Media properties

25
million

unique visits per month
to Hive Media domains

63%

of users have college
or higher education

65%

of users have

$50k+

income

45%

of audience ages 25-54

OUR BRANDS

Hive Media Group operates numerous highly-verticalized web properties that provide engaging content for visitors around the world. We’re committed to growth through internal site curation, as well as acquisition of well-known, brand-safe assets.

Trendchaser dishes up evergreen content for the modern mind. A revolutionary maverick on the publishing scene, Trendchaser has delivered outstanding stories to droves of consumers, smashing records and grabbing the attention of the savviest US advertisers. Through relentless trial and error, the site has stumbled upon a winning formula for readers and media buyers alike. Always fresh, never frozen, Trendchaser makes the content consumers love to click.

Idolator, originally founded in 2006 has become one of the leading independent publications dedicated to pop music. Passionate,critical and comprehensive, Idolator delivers breaking news and analysis,authoritative reviews, interviews,photo galleries, live music coverage and the latest songs, music videos and more. The site is regularly retweeted and name-check by household names like Lady Gaga,Kelly Clarkson and Meghan Trainor. It offers professional editorial and a premium brand that media buyers and fans alike have come to love and trust.

Buzznet was founded in 2005 as a music lifestyle photo sharing community that soared in popularity in the pop-punk and emo music genres at the birth of the UGC trend. Over the years, Buzznet grew up from being entirely emo and influencer-focused into more premium editorial and broader pop culture appeal while retaining its roots with beautiful photography and youth culture style and a solid brand media with users and media buyers.

Give it Love is home to awe-inspiring and heart-warming stories found from all corners of the web. Not all news is bad these days! We provide the positive stories you didn’t know you needed. Not only do we hope to give these stories love by giving them attention, but we strive to give you love by brightening your day! Feel free to spread the love and share which stories make you happy!

Postfun is your one-stop-shop internet-browsing experience. Whether you’re looking to adore pictures of silly animals or learn about incredible stories from around the world, this website has it all. Postfun is a family friendly site created around the belief that everyone deserves to have a good laugh every now and then. Our content is designed around making the viewer crack a smile, and if our pictures don’t, then the witty commentary from our writers surely will. Choose from one of our numerous categories or just get clicking, there’s no right way to enjoy yourself while on Postfun!

Ever wonder what happened to the actors of your favorite television show, or want to learn behind the scenes secrets your childhood films? Then head on over to Past Factory! Past Factory is a nostalgia-based website that focuses on the entertainment industry back when times were simpler. Learn about the career of young Harrison Ford, or the ins-and-outs of Bewitched! The content is endless! Past Factory is a goldmine of information about the past and the great entertainment of its time. So, buckle up and get ready to be transported back in time with the help of Past Factory!

Desafío Mundial provides a constant stream of high-intent sports fans for brands seeking to connect with an impassioned global audience. We furnish soccer devotees with the latest coverage of their favorite sports superstars, via listicles, game recaps, lifestyle pieces, and high-impact formats. Desafío Mundial strives to entertain enthusiasts, while providing advertisers with unique methods of activating their target users.

Hooch is all about original content, hot off the presses! We publish fun and tasty articles that you can consume from all of your devices. We’re driven by the need to please our readers, so let us know what you think about our latest work. We know that we have something to add to your everyday reading list, so find what interests you at Hooch.net!

PureVolume pre-dated Myspace as the original social network for music discovery. PureVolume is a genuine platform – a place where emerging artists share their new music and fans go to discover them.The careers of Fall Out Boy, GymClass Heroes and more were launched on PureVolume, and the archives still include some of the earliest unreleased recordings from Lady Gaga and many more. PureVolume has been widely recognized in the New York Times,L.A. Times, Newsweek, ChicagoTribune, The Wall Street Journal, and others.

Hive Media Group reaches hundreds of millions of visitors across the globe through its owned and operated web properties. If your brand also wants to reach these visitors, contact us for advertising opportunities. We offer high-impact, comprehensive, solutions for advertisers in search of brand-safe options for their scalable media buys.

LET’S CHAT

Headquartered in San Diego, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Tel Aviv, Hive Media Group is seeking exceptional candidates to join our expanding team of internet trailblazers.

Drive Market Leadership

Be on the team that perfects media and advertising. Spread your wings.

Learning & Development

Hive Media Group supports ongoing development of every team member. We encourage employee efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology and business intelligence.