French broadcaster TF1 acquires video platform MinuteBuzz

Shaheen Samavati

Shaheen Samavati

Shaheen is a seasoned business journalist with 10 years of experience in reporting. She worked for 3 years as a staff business reporter at The Plain Dealer, and has contributed to the likes of The Wall Street Journal, LatinFinance and others. Shaheen holds an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid.


French broadcaster TF1 has taken a majority stake in French online video entertainment platform MinuteBuzz.

This is part of a broader effort on behalf of TF1 to develop its presence on social media and target a millenial audience. MinuteBuzz is a popular video platform for millennials, and has about nine million subscribers, with over two billion views so far in 2016.

Read more: Digital TV Europe


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