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Viral video network Jukin Media raises $1.2 million in funding
Viral video network Jukin Media raises $1.2 million in funding

A crying baby snaps into jamming-out happiness when Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” starts playing in the car. The 38-second cellphone video has garnered nearly 20 million views on YouTube in about two months. It became one of the most-watched videos in August for Jukin Media. The Culver City start-up acquires YouTube videos it finds online that have the potential to or are already going viral and then licenses them to websites and TV networks.  Jukin, which typically splits advertising and licensing revenue with video creators, announced Thursday that it had raised $1.2 million from investors to develop more technology and original content. The company, which says...

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