Matt Nelson was called "the Internet's most famous dog rater" by the Washington Post. His success with WeRateDogs (TM) has been documented in Esquire, NY Mag, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Daily Mail, People magazine, Study Breaks, and many more. The Washington Post called him "the Internet's most famous dog rater." Nelson accumulated millions of followers across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat in less than a year by showcasing user-submitted dog media attached to his trademark caption style, and has since grown to over four million combined followers. He resides in Charleston, West Virginia.