• Huffington Post Unique Visitors Surge To 28 Million In January

    Huffington Post, our soon to be sister site (assuming government clearance of the AOL acquisition goes through), had quite a January. Unique U.S. visitors surged to 28 million in January from 24.5 million in December, according to Comscore. They’re nearing half a billion monthly page views in the U.S. as well, up from 439 million in December. Why the jump? The site was hovering around… Read More

  • The Huffington Post Starts To Give Out Badges To Readers

    The Huffington Post Starts To Give Out Badges To Readers

    The Huffington Post is taking on more of the trappings of a social network. Borrowing from Foursquare, today it will start giving out badges to loyal readers who comment like crazy and share HuffPost stories via Facebook and Twitter (the Superuser), collect a lot of fans and followers (the Networker), or flag inappropriate comments (the Moderator). The site also redesigned its user profile… Read More

  • The Huffington Post Raises $25 Million from Oak Investment Partners

    We already knew The Huffington Post was looking for capital, but it turns out to be a little more than the $15 million the Times of London projected earlier. Kara Swisher says the political uber-blog network has in fact raised $25 million from Oak Investment Partners and will announce the news later this morning. This third round brings the total amount of funding raised to a whopping $37 million. Read More