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News from Vox Media: Week of August 24

Vox Media slashed web page load time in half; Vox Creative launched Fantasy Online College.

Learn Fantasy Football From Professors Beckham Jr., Forté, Charles, Thomas, Lacy, and Murray
Learn Fantasy Football From Professors Beckham Jr., Forté, Charles, Thomas, Lacy, and Murray

Welcome to the weekly roundup of notable coverage of, and announcements from, the world of Vox Media.

Digiday spoke with Dan Chilton, Vox Media's ‎front-end engineering director, about how the company recently slashed its web page load time in half—cutting average load time to around 11.5 seconds.

Vox Creative, Vox Media's in-house brand marketing group, teamed up with Above Average and DigitasLBi to launch Fantasy Online College: a new fictional branded comedy series featuring comedian J.B. Smoove, NFL star Odell Beckham, Jr., and other pros. The show is available now on SBNation. The announcement and video was shared by the Financial Times, Sun Times, Denver Post, Giants.com, among other publications, and was featured in Ad Age.

Vox.com's Chief Political Correspondent Jonathan Allen appeared on both MSNBC's The Rundown and MSNBC's The Last Word.

Re/code's Kara Swisher spoke with CNBC's Squawk Alley about Facebook's 1 billion person day.

Eater released a Guide to Surviving Disney World, a comprehensive overview of everything worth eating and drinking at Central Florida's magical kingdom.