Based in San Francisco, CA, it is an online content network for information and entertainment. Its websites cover news, sports, entertainment, technology, and business.
On May 30, 2007, CBS Interactive acquired Last.fm for £140 million (US$280 million) bought by CBS" and in June, 2008, CNET Networks was acquired by CBS and their assets, Metacritic, GameSpot, TV.com, and Movietome, were merged into CBS Interactive.
On March 15, 2012, it was announced that CBS Interactive acquired video game-based website Giant Bomb and comic book-based website Comic Vine from Whiskey Media. This marked the return of video game journalist Jeff Gerstmann to the CBS Interactive division of video game websites.
On April 17, 2012, it was announced that Major League Gaming and CBS Interactive would be entering a partnership alongside Twitch to be the only exclusive online broadcaster of their Pro Circuit competitions, as well as for advertising representation.