The Huffington Post had about 1.2 million unique visitors per month from Canada. After launching a Canadian website — huffingtonpost.ca, in May 2011 — that number is now up to 2.8 million, reports The Globe and Mail. This has been done through the HuffPo’s trademark blend of aggregation, (free) opinion blogs from contributors and some [...]
I can’t put my thumbnail thoughts about Ariana Huffington better than I did on Facebook: You gotta love a multimillionaire who has people working for her for free while she crusades about the decline of the U.S. middle class
BusinessInsider.com had the following headline: How the Huffington Post’s traffic is killing rival news sites It’s a quick-and-dirty post based on an analysis by Ken Doctor, who headlined his post Happy Birthday HuffPo (Hint: Give money) The Huffington Post ‘s birthday isn’t until May 9. Doctor salutes the tabloid for its explosive growth, but notes [...]
Finding blogs too slow? Need to feel that news jolt quicker? The Huffington Post is planning to give you want you want, what you need.
The Toronto Star has an interview with Ariana Huffington, who will be in Toronto today, but doesn’t bring up the subject of the Huffington Post’s legions of unpaid contributors or its propensity for extreme downmarket content.
Megan Garber at CJR.org pointed to this Huffington Post downmarket classic: Walrus Oral Sex: Pleasures Self In Sex Act At Aquarium (VIDEO) (NSFW) But the desperate-to-aggregate-audience HuffPo also does some innovative things. Note this Nov. 29 tweet from Robert Scoble: Why is the Huffington Post gaining readers in droves? Look how it covers Tiger vs [...]