During a virtual company meeting on Tuesday, Gawker Media founder Nick Denton perfected the backhanded compliment, slamming BuzzFeed and then complimenting them in the space of about three seconds. “Jonah Peretti’s company is pointless,” he wrote. “But he understands the internet; he manipulates the Facebook ecosystem better than anyone; and he is utterly shameless in his pursuit of viral stories. (Even more shameless than we are, some would say.)” [Source: AdAge]