January 22, 2022

“YouTube Founders’ New Project Will Help You Publish Your Own Digital Magazine”

From Venture Beat:

Zeen, the newest project from YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, aims to help normal people make and discover digital magazines.


For now, though, we have relatively few details about how Zeen will work and what Zeen-spawed ‘zines will look like. You can go to the app’s landing page now to reserve a username and connect the account to an email address, Facebook identity, or Twitter account.

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See Also: YouTube founders readying ‘Zeen’ magazine platform (via CNET)

The jobs page lives at AVOS.com — AVOS, of course, being Hurley and Chen’s company, and the company that bought Delicious off of Yahoo a little less than a year ago.

See Also: YouTube Founders Building Mysterious Magazine Publishing App

Zeen’s gone and taken up shop on Twitter (@zeen_com) and Facebook, but the scant updates posted to either site reveal absolutely nothing about what Zeen will ultimately allow users to do.

See Also: Visit the Zeen Site, Reserve a User Name

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.