Type of site
|Available in||English, Spanish|
|Alexa rank||1,075 (November 2017)|
|Launched||September 23, 1998|
Heavy.com is a news and information website based in New York City. Founded in 1999 as an entertainment website by Simon Assaad and David Carson, the site is owned by Heavy Inc., which also owns the Spanish-language news site Ahoramismo.com. Assaad is the CEO of Heavy Inc.
Offering film clips and animations accompanying advertising in 2005, via the Sony Playstation, the site was initially based on video games rather than the Internet, but switched to news and popular culture-derived content in 2012. In its earlier incarnations, Heavy.com created and produced comic programming and original video, including the Behind the Music that Sucks series.
In its more news oriented form, Heavy.com typically uses a "5 Fast Facts" format for news stories and, and according to Slate magazine, compiles its articles from other sources without original reporting, but assembles them accurately and at speed.
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