Social TV startup Wetpaint acquired by Viggle for $30M

Wetpaint, an 8-year-old Seattle startup led by entrepreneur Ben Elowitz, has been sold to New York-based Viggle for a purchase price of $30 million. Founded initially as a provider and network of wikis, Wetpaint pivoted over the years to create a destination for entertainment and celebrity news, attracting more than 12 million unique visitors per… Read More


Wetpaint iPhone app feeds celeb-watching guilty pleasures

If you are looking for dirt on the cast of Gossip Girl or simply want to keep up with Kardashians, Wetpaint may have the perfect time waster for you. The Seattle media company, which has transformed itself into a hub for celebrity news and gossip, today is officially announcing a new iPhone application that allows… Read More