Mashable is an Internet news blog. With a reported 7+ million monthly pageviews and an Alexa ranking around 750, it ranks as one of the largest blogs on the Internet. Mashable regularly writes about YouTube, Facebook, Google, Twitter, MySpace, Apple and startups, but it also reports on less high-profile social networking and social media sites.
Mashable is popular on many social networks. As of August 15, 2009, it has over 1,270,000 Twitter followers, 38,000+ fans on Facebook, and over 300,000 RSS subscribers.
On January 10, 2008 at Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Mashable announced the winners of the first Open Web Awards.
The 2nd Annual Open Web Awards was a solely on-line international competition that took place between November and December 2008. Amongst the winners in the 'People's Choice' component were Encyclopedia Dramatica in the wiki category, beating out WikiHow in second place and Wikipedia in third. Others included digg in the 'Social News and Social Bookmarking' category, Netlog in the 'Mainstream and Large Social Networks' category and MySpace in the 'Places and Events' category.
On March 9, 2009, Mashable announced that it had acquired Blippr, a micro-reviews service where users can review games, books, movies, music, and web applications in 160 characters or less.