March 2, 2015 | The Israeli content recommendation company Outbrain announced that it has signed an exclusive multi-year agreement with the French publication company Le Monde. According to the agreement, Le Monde will utilize Outbrain’s content recommendation services, with Outbrain promising to meet content guidelines and to respect journalistic independence. Le Monde hopes that the deal with Outbrain will increase traction of its online content, thereby increasing Internet profits. Le Monde showed interest early-on in Outbrain’s services, and will now use the platform to promote content on eight of the publication conglomerate’s content outlets. Outbrain was founded in 2006 by Ori Lahov and Yaron Galai.