Beme (company)

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Beme Inc.
Subsidiary
IndustryTechnology
Social media
News
FateMerged with ABC Studios
Founded2014; 8 years ago (2014) in New York City, New York, U.S.
FounderCasey Neistat
Matt Hackett
DefunctJanuary 25, 2018; 4 years ago (2018-01-25)
HeadquartersCNN Center, ,
U.S.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Casey Neistat
(Executive Producer)
ProductsBeme News
Beme Panels
Beme (app)
Exit Poll Live
ParentABC News (2022–present)
Websitebeme.com ([1])

Beme Inc. (/ˈbm/) (pronounced as 'be me'), stylized as beme, was a multimedia company founded by Matt Hackett and Casey Neistat, a vlogger and short film maker on YouTube.[1][2] Beme Inc. was the creator of the mobile app Beme. On November 28, 2016, CNN announced that it would acquire Beme.[3] CNN intended to invest in the company and create a new brand focused on a young audience.[4] The Beme app was officially shut down on January 31, 2017.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Casey Neistat's Video App Avoids the Artificial Self-Image - artnet News". artnet News. Retrieved 2016-01-15.
  2. "Casey Neistat - Youtube". YouTube. Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  3. Spangler, Todd (28 November 2016). "CNN Acquires Social-Video Startup Beme, Co-Founded by YouTube Star Casey Neistat". Variety.
  4. Etherington, Darrell (28 November 2016). "CNN buys Casey Neistat's Beme app, brings the YouTuber in-house". Tech Crunch.
  5. "beme". beme. Archived from the original on 22 December 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2016.