Why We Left Buzzfeed (Some Thoughts on Taking Risks)

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  • In which Allison and Gaby from Just Between Us (youtube.com/justbetweenusshow) stand in for Hank, share some thoughts on taking risks in your career, and talk about why they left Buzzfeed. It's Pizzamas Day 10!

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Comments: 4 772

  • zachary odell
    zachary odell 2 days ago

    I hate the brunette girls voice but I know I shouldn't because I doubt she can control it

  • Gamma Rae
    Gamma Rae 4 days ago

    The bad thing about buzzfeed is it's a temporary thing, regardless of what department you're in, you can't make a life long living out of it. watched another video where the person said if you weren't consistently promoted every quarter or two, then you'd get fired.

  • mikedohong
    mikedohong 7 days ago

    I thought the dog was a doll 😂

  • Leslie H.
    Leslie H. 9 days ago

    the one on the left is so pretty 0.o

  • gabrielle mgbudem
    gabrielle mgbudem 10 days ago

    If seems that buzzfeed makes you fucking dumber

  • Ben Mason
    Ben Mason 17 days ago

    People leaving buzzfeed gets more views than buzzfeed. #imshook

  • Ottavio Saldarini
    Ottavio Saldarini 17 days ago

    Run by a bunch of capitalists who make money by using a bunch of feminists.
    Quantity over quality.
    There is no good or bad publicity as loon as they keep talking about us.

    It seems like they now what they are doing....

  • Agust D
    Agust D 18 days ago

    my two favorite people

  • JiaYu Zheng
    JiaYu Zheng 18 days ago

    That doggo is literally dead 💀

  • Hey It's Critch!
    Hey It's Critch! 23 days ago

    Is Gabby still with Garrett??

  • Katie Morgan
    Katie Morgan 26 days ago

    The dog looks so gutted they left buzz feed, he's not enjoying the topic 😂

  • Kyle Bellanger
    Kyle Bellanger 28 days ago

    If Buzzfeed is a writing job then working at McDonald's is a culinary career.

  • First Name Last Name
    First Name Last Name Month ago +1

    Why does Gaby remind me so much of my math teacher 0-o

  • Di General (Why do people always argue in my reply/comment section)

    Yo the blonde is hot. I remember watching her on Buzzfeed. Hot then hot now HOT DAMN

  • kitty jeler
    kitty jeler Month ago

    Now we know why buzzfeed ran out of ideas, Gabby left


    Isn't the girl on the left still in buzzfeed?? I thought I saw her in one of the ladylike videos...

  • Amber Rosa
    Amber Rosa Month ago


  • Aidan Louden
    Aidan Louden Month ago


  • anna metrex
    anna metrex Month ago

    i cant stop looking at your dog ahgahgaaa

  • Jay Plays
    Jay Plays Month ago

    omg all the good people are leaving buzzfeed. just wait till the try guys break up.

  • bethany ramsey
    bethany ramsey Month ago

    Please make a video where you just pet that dog for twenty minutes.

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    Donna Ortiz Month ago +1

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  • Марина Денисович

    Idk why but Alisson reminds me of the girl from 50 shades of grey

  • Raw Skull
    Raw Skull 2 months ago +1

    fucking lesbians

  • Money Niku
    Money Niku 2 months ago

    No one came here from pewds??

    "The thing about jobs is that u can leave them" *ty einstein*

  • RachelTee
    RachelTee 2 months ago

    i'm sorry but sugar really distracting me. such a chill dog

  • Jonffm
    Jonffm 2 months ago +1

    This comment section is full of people that are in for a massive shock when they leave school and enter the real world. The naivety is astounding.

  • Boujee Negro
    Boujee Negro 2 months ago

    its buzzfeeds property because buzzfeed pays you.
    idiots 😬😬😬

  • Manal Essam
    Manal Essam 2 months ago

    the brunette one reminds me of Anastasia from " fifty shades of grey "

  • gabrielle mgbudem
    gabrielle mgbudem 2 months ago

    it seems the more these cunts worked at buzzfeed the dumber they got

  • JJ Wonderland
    JJ Wonderland 2 months ago

    ......whyy did everyone leave...

  • Paul Näsström
    Paul Näsström 2 months ago

    So spoiled..

  • Mozart
    Mozart 2 months ago

    Cringeworthy. And it feels scripted to the bone with bad acting. Good to see the beginning of the collapse of social justice ideology though, it'll finally contradict with the platforms it's using to get their voice be heard. Youtube will be next, they'll wonder why they don't get all the ad revenue because they're entitled, right?
    Right. Wait and see.

  • roddy PROF.E.T.
    roddy PROF.E.T. 2 months ago

    You entitled brats don't know the first thing about struggle and taking risks

  • Family Friendly Josh
    Family Friendly Josh 2 months ago


  • Bitchburger
    Bitchburger 2 months ago

    "The thing about jobs is that you can leave them" ok Allison and the thing about everything else is..because you can leave them also, what an intelligent statement. You can also leave your committed relationship because y'know it's just a relationship and you can always just leave them. Just keep leaving your jobs and lose money lol. "You can make videos and Buzzfeed still owns them".. yes dumb bitches because you work for them, it's THEIR BRAND. Barista at Starbucks here, I made another Frappucino BUT BOO HOO Starbucks want me to sell them drinks so we can both get a pay check but I'm mad because Starbucks owns their own franchise, like it's not a 50/50 deal where both benefit.

  • Bitchburger
    Bitchburger 2 months ago

    Ok can this stupid trend of complaining about Buzzfeed end already? All of you guys who are quitting say the most repetitive shit and just sound like whiny, ungrateful lazy workers. "They don't let us do our own content and material outside of Buzzfeed" yeah because the place that hires you is so gonna let you do the same thing they're doing but just on your own time, and still pay you right? That doesn't sound greedy at all?? You're hired by them, you work under them, you can bring new things to the plate to your job, not do the same thing outside of it. They paid you to be ungrateful basically..just so you guys can get a your million subscribers, bet you want your own t-shirt next. ALL OF YOU GUYS WHO QUIT ARE VERY PRETENTIOUS...and greedy. Yeah a company you work for is totally gonna want to make shirt with your name on them and not their brand lol what job is fucking like that? Get over yourselves seriously, so whack.

  • vag sam
    vag sam 2 months ago

    These two girls where the soul of buzzfeed boiii...

  • Jadie P
    Jadie P 2 months ago

    That dog is frickin adorable

  • Soccer geak Osnam
    Soccer geak Osnam 3 months ago

    Are the you know luzb... ya are they?

  • David
    David 3 months ago

    The bespectacled one's accent is nightmarish.

  • Al Shah
    Al Shah 3 months ago

    Pewds sent me here.....you are both morons! :)

  • Dee Mash
    Dee Mash 3 months ago

    They defined what it is to work for a company. What did u expect? This is so dumb.

  • Julia Johnson
    Julia Johnson 3 months ago

    What type of you dog is your dog?! It's sooooo cute!!

  • Christine Dunne
    Christine Dunne 3 months ago


  • Jiggy Withit
    Jiggy Withit 3 months ago

    Why is their channel not linked?

  • Gabi Dancer
    Gabi Dancer 3 months ago

    Nooo😭😭 ughh u were my fave

  • Tiger9302
    Tiger9302 3 months ago


  • J
    J 3 months ago +1

    Lets say your an engineer making cars for rolls royce. You come up with an idea for a new car, that new car OBVIOUSLY belongs to rolls royce not you you fool. So you quit rolls royce. It is quite obvious you will not be able to make that same car and sell it under your name now. WHATS THE SURPRISE HERE GUYS?

  • Dustin Whitman
    Dustin Whitman 3 months ago

    im confused. at around the 2:10 mark gabby said something about "everything you make that company owns, so once the character no longer works with that company, they can no longer do what you made. " didnt lady like do that exact thing?? is thete clarification on this????

  • Eva
    Eva 3 months ago

    crap the one with the bangs was my favorite

  • Maria Scherder
    Maria Scherder 3 months ago

    why do they talk like babies

  • Catarina Guita
    Catarina Guita 3 months ago +1

    the thing about job is that you can leabe them...

    • Gonzesse
      Gonzesse 3 months ago

      I was going to leave the same comment!!

  • Mkkio Harts
    Mkkio Harts 3 months ago

    It's a company. And a bad one at that the entertainment sucks. People glamorize it but at the end of the day it's still a company. And what's the point of being with a company that doesn't have stability they own your content, limit your creative freedom, and there is deadlines. Why do all that with no long-term assurance. They take a bug chunk of being creative out of being a creator. It's a job but why be a creator when it's limited? Creators normally don't get paid much so you might as well be doing something else if that's the case if it's gonna be controlled. I get buzzfeed owning the content you and others make because that's what companies do. They provide you materials and all that. I just wouldn't be a YouTuber if it became like a job. That's not the goal of pursuing a art path. It's suppose to be fun! I never thought any buzzfeed content was good. I trust none of it. It use to be cheap dumb entertainment that's clickbait. Now it's dumb liberal stuff. I think even if I was liberal I'd think it was stupid.

  • mclotocih
    mclotocih 3 months ago +1

    These two girls should start doing videos on porn hub

  • Ace Of Spades
    Ace Of Spades 3 months ago +1


  • R Jackson
    R Jackson 3 months ago

    That poor dog lol

  • R Jackson
    R Jackson 3 months ago

    These two were a couple of my favorite people from Buzzfeed ;-;

  • noless
    noless 3 months ago

    Buzzfeed was created and is run by white men. Isn't that a problem?

  • Elenium Della
    Elenium Della 3 months ago +1

    I'm ashamed that this video is in vlogbrothers

  • Ashley J.
    Ashley J. 3 months ago

    that dog though XD

  • Zoomio
    Zoomio 3 months ago

    these two people are the only people from buzzfeed that I actually know

  • nutkja
    nutkja 3 months ago

    Whoa, when did this video get so many views?

  • Defcon 1
    Defcon 1 3 months ago +2

    "The thing about jobs is that you can leave them" no fucking shit

  • Bea Sabban
    Bea Sabban 3 months ago +1

    "the thing about jobs is that you can leave them" WELL IF THIS ISNT THE MOST INTELLECTUAL STATEMENT EVER IDK WHAT IS

  • mynameismeaw
    mynameismeaw 3 months ago

    that dog tho

  • Monkaiin
    Monkaiin 3 months ago

    That dog is slump

  • Itchy Knee
    Itchy Knee 3 months ago +1

    WHAT???? You mean to tell us that the company that employed you to make content specifically for them, owns the content you made for them???? OUTRAGEOUS!!!!! How dare they take ownership of what they have paid you to make for them. I feel so sorry for you, having a job is so tough.

  • evo98
    evo98 3 months ago +2

    Your both fucking idiots

  • Andrea Maffione
    Andrea Maffione 3 months ago +1


  • Archie Andrews
    Archie Andrews 3 months ago

    What the hell? That's a real dog?

  • Casey Funk
    Casey Funk 3 months ago

    Buzzfeed is crap now anyway. And Im so happy that all my favorites from Buzzfeed left.

  • theexpressoguy
    theexpressoguy 3 months ago

    If you don't want the company you WORK FOR to own the content you make FOR THEM, then yeah don't work for anyone and be your own boss. It's not weird or shady at all for Buzzfeed to own the content because after all, that's what they're paying you to do lol. I don't get why that seems like a weird thing to you two.

  • Jaceaseal
    Jaceaseal 3 months ago +2

    Who else came from Pewds

  • Natalia Cybulska
    Natalia Cybulska 3 months ago +2

    Pewdiepie commented on this video!

  • Ryan Davis
    Ryan Davis 3 months ago +2

    Who's here from pewdiepie?

  • Nico Ceja
    Nico Ceja 3 months ago +2

    is it me, or did BuzzFeed get way better when they left?

  • Kyryn J.
    Kyryn J. 3 months ago +2

    "The thing about a job is that you can leave them"

    Pewdiepie led me here.

  • Jesucristo Maestro de sombreros

    Who here came from Pewdiepie's vid?

  • anthro f
    anthro f 3 months ago +2

    pewdiepie roasted you former buzzfeeders lol

  • Gonser Ly
    Gonser Ly 3 months ago +2

    Okay when you work for a company and they're paying you to make content for them. It's their content, that's why they're paying you to work for them.

    This isn't unique to buzzfeed. It's part of the real world and being in a real company.

    If you have a really special idea that you want as yours, simply don't share it with the company. Hold onto it until you're on your own or end up with a higher position.

  • Wat
    Wat 3 months ago

    A more interesting question, breadheads, would be 'why did you JOIN Buzzfeed?'

  • Tessa Steinle
    Tessa Steinle 3 months ago +2

    Hmm... it's weird that buzzfeed doesn't let you have your own YouTube channel doing the exact same thing that you do on their channel. It's also weird that they own the videos that you're in on their channel. OH WAIT. ITS FUCKING NOT. THATS HOW JOBS WORK. I'd be surprised if you ever got another job in media. They are all the same. Dumbasses

  • Thea Cagney
    Thea Cagney 3 months ago +3

    I hate buzzfeed but this video made me side with them, stop whining you could have it worse.

  • Lasse Bauer
    Lasse Bauer 3 months ago +4

    WTF is wrong with this whiny, entitled, hyper-sensitive and overprotected generation??
    "When you work for a company and make videos, everything you make that company owns". No shit, Sherlock.
    Of course you can´t get PAID to develop creative ideas for a company, and then expect to also TAKE the ideas with you when you leave. The same way an architect can´t design a house for someone, get paid - and then claim ownership of the house afterwards. WTF??
    The genius on the right wonders: "do I give them my best ideas? Later in life I might wanna use those ideas for something.."
    Here´s the answer: If you´re NOT giving them your best ideas, you´re in the wrong job AND you´re definitely getting overpaid.
    Unless you have an agreement to bring your second best ideas, you naturally bring your A game.
    It´s like saying "Oh, do I strike this match? Maybe we will run out of fire..."
    There isn´t a fixed amount of ideas out there, and if you´re afraid of running out of ideas "for later in life", you probably shouldn´t be in any creative position.
    Leaving a corporation to do your own thing makes perfect sense for a lot of people. More power to you and them.
    But whining about not being able to BOTH get paid AND take the fruits of your PAID work with you is so entitled (or possibly uneducated or naive), I don´t even know how to rate it.

  • The phenomenal one
    The phenomenal one 3 months ago +2

    anyone from pewdiepie

  • Ane Mari
    Ane Mari 3 months ago

    the thing about jobs is you can leave them just like a relationship?? oh no hun. YOU WILL NOT LEAVE IF YOU LOVE WHAT YOU'RE DOING SLASH YOU TRULY LOVE THE PERSON.

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    holy shit I didn't know you could leave a job

  • Isabel Gonzalez
    Isabel Gonzalez 3 months ago

    i wanna lay by that dog

  • MusixDerp
    MusixDerp 3 months ago

    Why did you leave buzzfeed

  • Megga Faggot
    Megga Faggot 3 months ago

    anyone from poodz video?

  • K Fung
    K Fung 3 months ago +1

    pewds talks about you guys.. LOL

  • Heaven Horemans
    Heaven Horemans 3 months ago

    Okay but who cares

  • Flamingo Jones
    Flamingo Jones 3 months ago

    Anyone who liked this vid is a dumb lesbian

  • Michael Eyob
    Michael Eyob 3 months ago

    this is kind of what happened to Jack Kirby

  • Cassandra Luck
    Cassandra Luck 3 months ago

    Wait... Allison left BuzzFeed??!! NOOOOO!!!!! She was in one of the first BuzzFeed video I watched! She was one of my favorite person in BuzzFeed! I swear, if Eugene leaves...

  • AnnaTV
    AnnaTV 3 months ago +1

    Is it just me or was everyone listening but only looking at Sugar (Alison's dog)

  • Tippy Toe
    Tippy Toe 3 months ago

    Are they friends?

  • Kritika Seeruttun
    Kritika Seeruttun 3 months ago

    I just search ""why everyone is leaving buzzfeed?"and i was surprise to see so many videos of people who left buzzfeed.

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