The Daily Beast was founded in 2008 as the vision of Tina Brown and IAC Chairman & Senior Executive Barry Diller. Curated to avoid information overload, the site is dedicated to breaking news and sharp commentary.
- Winner of the 2012 & 2013 Webby Award for Best News Site.
- The Daily Beast has over 18 million unique visitors a month.
- Averaged more than one million users per weekday in 2015.
- 25% growth in traffic in 2015 - more than 3x that of competitive publications.