Mashable’s mission is to empower and inspire people by spreading knowledge of social media and technology.
Mashable is the largest independent news source dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology. Mashable’s 20 million monthly unique visitors and 4 million social media followers have become one of the most engaged online news communities. Numerous studies and leading publications have declared Mashable the most influential online news outlet and a must-read site.
Mashable also syndicates its content to top publications including ABC News, CNN, Forbes, Metro, USA Today and Yahoo! News, amplifying its reach to many millions of additional readers each month.
Pete Cashmore founded Mashable in 2005 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. His passion for sharing how web tools and social networks were transforming human interactions and reshaping cultures drove him to create what would become Mashable.